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The missing patient voices in value-based care
Modern Healthcare

While healthcare providers are getting ready to implement more value-based payment programs such as the new Medicare reimbursement system for physicians, regulators are trying to improve and speed up feedback from providers and patients.

Kate Goodrich, director of the CMS Center for Clinical Standards and Quality, said at a panel of the annual Health Datapalooza conference in Washington D.C. on Tuesday that Medicare’s new Quality Payment Program was developed with CMS employees going out into the field and observing providers as they collected and reported data used to determine quality measures.