National Academy of Medicine

Payment Reform for Better Value and Medical Innovation

Over the past 50-60 years, biomedical science and technology in the United States have advanced at a remarkable pace, allowing Americans to live l
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Competencies and Tools to Shift Payments from Volume to Value: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

Health reform remains at the forefront of U.S. policy debates because of continued growth in p
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Benefit Design to Promote Effective, Efficient, and Affordable Care: A Vital Direction for Health and Health Care

As health-care spending has risen, employers have tried to alleviate the pressure on premi
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Observations from the Field: Reporting Quality Metrics in Health Care

Measurement is a critical tool for monitoring progress and driving improvement in health care. However, without meaningful coordinat
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Sustainable Success in Accountable Care

The fragmented nature of the delivery and financing of health care in the United States, coupled with misdirected incentives dominating the payment structure, ha
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Paying for Population Health: A View of the Opportunity and Challenges in Health Care Reform

The U.S. health care system is in the early stages of transitioning from a payment system d
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Let’s Ask 4: Questions for Consumers and Providers About Health Insurance

Good health is important for our work, our play, and our everyday lives. There are many things we can do to mai
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Improving Quality and Patient Safety for Vulnerable Populations

Fundamental changes are reshaping the nation’s health care system.  From purchaser and payer demands for greater qualit
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