Tag: Health Outcomes


Adjusting Payments to Doctors to Improve Health Care Access

The U.S. health care system will benefit from some provisions in the federal spending plan approved in Congress and signed by President Joe Biden late last year. But more work is needed to improve Medicare’s system for reimbursing physicians. A coalition representing almost 600,000 physicians and medical students urged the 118th Congress “to address outdated […]
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Affordable Care Act Plans Will Be Able To Offer Wellness Incentives Under CMS Pilot

Insurers can offer premium discounts or other incentives to engage in healthy activities, but questions remain as to whether wellness programs work. Affordable Care Act plans in 10 states will be able to offer wellness programs, as employer-sponsored plans have been doing for years. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Monday announced the opportunity for […]
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