In the eighth year of Medicare's Hospital Value-Based Payment Program (VBP), there were more winners than losers, but not much change from the prior year. About 55% of the roughly 2,700 hospitals participating in VBP will receive increased Medicare payments for fiscal 2020.
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The estimated cost of waste in the U.S. healthcare system ranges from $760 billion to $935 billion, or about 25% of the total healthcare spending, according to a report in JAMA issued Monday.
CMS Care Management Programs - History and Overview:
In 2013, CMS introduced Transition of Care Management (TCM), reimbursing providers for furnishing care to patients transitioning from the hospital to their home. Two years later, the Chronic Care Management (CCM) program was launched to promote better outcomes and reduce the cost of care for patients living with two or more chronic conditions. To expand on the established Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) benefit, CMS introduced Advanced Care...