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Medicare’s Value-based Care Payments Gaining Momentum
HealthLeaders Media

About 42% of Medicare’s $360 billion in payments to providers in its fee-for-service program in 2013 were linked with efforts to boost the value of patient care, which is roughly on pace with similar initiatives among commercial payers, an independent review shows.

The first-of-its-kind Scorecard on Medicare Payment Reform was released Tuesday by Catalyst for Payment Reform, a nonprofit coalition of employer and healthcare purchasers.