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Looking forward – February 2014

In this month’s column, Dr. Hoyt highlights ACS efforts over the last couple of years to assist the U.S. Congress in the development of a realistic and equitable payment system, including support of implementing a Value-Based Update—a patient-centered model aimed at improving quality while controlling spending.

Looking forward – July 2013

This month, Dr. Hoyt highlights the importance of the joint congressional committee proposal to address the complex challenges of Medicare’s payment system as well as the College’s Value-Based Update plan which ideally will replace the flawed sustainable growth rate formula used to calculate reimbursement.

Replacing the SGR: The latest developments in the ACS Value-Based Update proposal

Updates on the College’s Value-Based Update (VBU) proposal are outlined, including efforts to develop additional structure for the plan and obtaining additional feedback from ACS Fellows.


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