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all providers involved, and there will be incentives
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continued from page 81 for good outcomes and disincentives for adverse
outcomes. No payment will be made for “rework,”
including excessive readmissions, hospital acquired
infections, or certain medication errors. Consequently, in order to prepare for the new payment
models, hospitals are looking at a number of strategies to better coordinate care, eliminate avoidable
complications, increase efficiencies, and reduce
Colorado’s 15 community health centers serve
about 10% of Coloradans at more than 130 sites.
Many of the patients served are uninsured or covered by Medicaid. In anticipation of serving more
citizens who will have health insurance coverage,
they announced an effort to employ an additional
5,000 healthcare workers by 2014. These centers
already use electronic medical records, and feature
team-based care that includes mental health and
dental services, in addition to medical services. Multiplier Effect/...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.
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