HHS Makes Moves Toward Value-based Payments

By | Healthcare Law Insights | January 30, 2015
HHS Makes Moves Toward Value-based Payments

On Jan. 26, 2015, Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced the goals and a timeline of the U. S. Department of Health & Human Services (“HHS”) to move the Medicare program, and the healthcare system at large, toward paying providers based on quality, rather than quantity, of care they give to patients.