Report maps strategy for improving care at reduced costs

05/1/2013 | Government Health IT online

The Brookings Institution has issued a report outlining an approach to patient-centric care that aims to enhance care at lower costs. Recommendations offered by the report include moving from the traditional fee-for-service model in Medicare to one that gives providers one payment for all Medicare services. Phased-in implementation of these recommendations in the next 10 years could save the U.S. at least $300 billion, the report notes.

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