Alternative Payments are Here to Stay

ALTERNATIVE PAYMENTS ARE HERE TO STAY

HHS has set a goal of tying 50% of traditional, or fee-for-service, Medicare payments to quality or value through alternative payment models by the end of 2018.1

1. Press Release issued January 26, 2015. Dept of Health and Human Services.
2. Vantage CPS Executive Introduction/Smith & Nephew. Avalere Health. February 2016.

MANY HOSPITALS NEED TO LOWER
COSTS TO AVOID PENALTIES

An estimated 60% of all CJR hospitals may face CMS penalties due to their current cost structure.2

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