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AHA Letter Details VBP Program ‘Failures’
Health Leaders Media

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is bypassing rules for how value-based purchasing should roll out and thus is ignoring key requirements set forth in the health reform law, the American Hospital Association said in a strongly-worded 14-page letter released late Tuesday.

Because of these problems, the AHA says CMS must delay introduction of various parts of the VBP program by several months from their scheduled dates.