The Building Blocks of Successful Payment Reform

The Building Blocks of Successful Payment Reform: Designing Payment Systems that Support High-Value Health Care

Prepared by the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement, The Building Blocks of Successful Payment Reform: Designing Payment Systems That Support Higher-Value Health Care, shows how alternative payment models can be designed in ways that benefit patients, payers, and providers.

Advancing Transparency to Reform Payment

Advancing Transparency to Reform Payment: The Top Dos and Don’ts from Regional Multi-Stakeholder Collaboratives

Health care costs can be hard to identify and harder understand. Organizations who are aware of their own costs and resource use—particularly in contrast to their peers—can take steps for more appropriate resource use. This Regional Health Improvement Collaboratives-produced brief features advice and lessons learned from leading organizations that have valuable experience advancing toward greater cost and quality information.

The Payment Reform Glossary

The Payment Reform Glossary

Created by the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, The Payment Reform Glossary is designed to facilitate a better understanding of payment reform concepts and to create a foundation for a common language for developing and discussing payment reform concepts so they can be supported and implemented by all stakeholders– patients, providers, employers, health plans, and government agencies.

Ten Barriers to Healthcare Payment Reform and How to Overcome Them

Ten Barriers to Healthcare Payment Reform and How to Overcome Them

Ten Barriers to Healthcare Payment Reform and How to Overcome Them describes many of the biggest barriers that physicians, hospitals, health plans, employers, and policy-makers are facing in implementing payment reforms, along with strategies for solving them.

Making the Business Case for Payment and Delivery Reform

Making the Business Case for Payment and Delivery Reform

The Center for Healthcare Quality & Payment Reform created this report, which describes a ten-step process to develop a business case, and provides a detailed example of how to apply the process to an initiative to improve management of chronic disease patients. The report also describes the types of data that are needed to carry out all of the steps in a good business case analysis.