MHA 598 Wk 4 Discussion


MHA 598 Wk 4 Discussion Health Care Payment and Reimbursement [due Thurs]

Post a total of 3 substantive responses over 2 separate days for full participation. This includes your initial post and 2 replies to classmates or your faculty member. 

Due Thursday

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented a new approach to reimbursement starting in 2011 called value-based purchasing. The goal was to reduce the amount of CMS payments overall and to tie patient satisfaction and quality goals to reimbursement. Has this shift in reimbursement strategy been successful? Why or why not? 
  • Health care organizations must opt in to accept payment from Medicare and Medicaid, and payment from private insurance companies usually requires a negotiated contract, with reduced reimbursement rates. What is the reimbursement strategy for your own organization? If this information isn’t available to you, research and explain 2 different reimbursement strategies.

    Due Monday

    Post 2 replies to classmates or your faculty member. Be constructive and professional.

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