New Report: Improvements to Medicare reduce costs, improve careA new analysis , which outlines today by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services savings from improvements to the Medicare program, including the implementation of many provisions of Affordable Care Act, new tools and resources to hard to reform against fraud, waste and abuse in the Medicare system payment systems high-quality care high-quality care. These efforts are intended to create a better health, better care and lower costs for patients, providers and taxpayers. The report outlines these provisions nearly almost $ 120,000 for Medicare over the next five years.
– Better coordinated care for people in Medicaid and Medicare enrolled, – creation of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid innovation to test innovative payment and service delivery models, – promoting Accountable care Organizations; – Wider value-based purchasing programs , or – for the creation of the Independent Payment Advisory Board proposals to best improve the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries while lowering costs; – developing the use of Electronic Health Records; – administrative simplification – Medicare Advantage payment reform, – Extended program integrity, waste and abuse prevention;. Promoting prevention and wellness. Continue reading