Healthcare has been moving into a value-based payment system.
Weekley discussion ( week 5) Theme 1 & 2
Theme 1 Discussion:
Healthcare has been moving into a value-based payment system. This means that a healthcare organization that accepts Medicare beneficiary can be affected by what is known as Merit Based Incentive Payments. Research MIPS and discuss why you believe this is or is not an appropriate way to pay healthcare organizations. Why do you believe the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) decided to move in this direction?
Theme 2 Discussion:
As healthcare organizations continue to be challenged with changing reimbursement strategies and outside regulatory pressures the budgeting process is crucial for an organization. When forecasting the revenue budget how does capitation payments factor into this budget? Capitation has both pros and cons for a healthcare organization. Discuss some of the pros and cons with regard to capitation.