Issue March 2018

Digital Edition(link is external)


Managing Editor’s Memo
Value-Based Health Care Offers Answers and Questions
Frank Diamond
Value-Based Tools
CMS Opens Window for BPCI Advanced but Target Prices Are Still Behind the Curtains
Michael D. Dalzell
Medicare’s new bundled payments program is expected to be popular, despite unanswered questions about the target prices for the episodes, risk adjustment, and use of quality data. Here’s what we know—and don’t know.
Book Review
A Tall Order From a Cautionary Tale
Peter Boland
The CVS Effect on American Health Insurance
Mark Nathan
News & Commentary
CMS Tries 2 Approaches To Hike Primary Care Physician Pay
News & Commentary
Growing Number in High-Deductible Plans