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December 1, 2017 Media

Value-Based Care: 5 Not-So-Easy Pieces

Executive director for national health policy says PBGH-administered program, Employer Centers for Excellence Network, has what it takes to encourage innovative care delivery, while current value-based programs haven't produced great results.

November 21, 2017 Media

The DRIVE Health Initiative urges CMS to promote value-based policies in recent comment letter

The DRIVE Health Initiative submitted comments to the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) in response to their request for information (RFI) "seeking...feedback on a new direction to promote patient-centered care and test market-driven reforms that empower beneficiaries as consumers, provide price transparency, increase choices and competition to drive quality, reduce costs, and improve outcomes." The DRIVE Health Initiative strongly recommends value-based purchasing strategies as the key to fixing our health care system, utilizing innovative programs such as the Medicare Centers of Excellence (MCOE) and Employer Centers of Excellence Network (ECEN).

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