Payment Reform Resources

Payment Reform Resources

Payment Reform Policy Briefs 

The following series of payment reform policy briefs features content covered in the document Payment Reform Update: Current Context and Emerging Issues, prepared by health care attorney Ben Townsend for the Maine Medical Association:

Shared Savings Programs

Direct Primary Care Practice

Integrating Behavioral Health with Primary Care

Medical Homes

Health Care Payment Reform Models Can Satisfy Antitrust Laws

Featured Resources from the MMA

Payment Reform Update: Current Context and Emerging Issues, Maine Medical Association, Sept. 2014.

MMA Payment Reform Survey Results, January 2014 & Health Affairs GrantWatch blog on survey results, July 2014.

Payment Reform Readiness: A Legal Toolkit for Physicians, Maine Medical Association, Oct. 2013.

Payment Reform Attorney Directory, Maine Medical Association, Sept. 2013.

“How-To” Resources for Physicians

Where Do I Fit In? Dividing the Pie in New Payment Models, American Medical Association, Innovators Committee, April 2014.

How to Prepare Your Practice for Payment Reform, Medical Practice Insider, Dec. 2013.  

Health Care Reform's Changes and Challenges: What Does This Mean for Physicians?, Health Care Policy Report, 2013.

Evaluating and Negotiating Emerging Payment Options, American Medical Association, Practice Management Center, 2012.

The Case for Delivery Reform: Implementing Innovative Strategies in Your Practice, American Medical Association, Innovators Committee, May 2012.

ACOs, CO-OPs and Other Options: A How-To Manual for Physicians Navigating a Post-Health Reform World, 3rd edition, American Medical Association, Practice Management Center, 2010-2012.

White Papers & Reports

2014 National Scorecard on Payment Reform, Catalyst for Payment Reform, September 2014.

Making the Business Case for Payment and Delivery Reform, Harold Miller, Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, February 2014.

New Data on Physician Compensation Methods: One Size Does Not Fit All, American Medical Association, January 2014.

Early Adopters of the Accountable Care Model: A Field Report on Improvements in Health Care Delivery, The Commonwealth Fund, March 2013.

Report of the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform, The Society of General Internal Medicine's National Commission on Physician Payment Reform, March 2013.

Ten Barriers to Healthcare Payment Reform and How to Overcome Them, Harold Miller, Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, Dec. 2012.

Physician Payment Reform: Early Innovators Share What They Have Learned, American Medical Association, Innovators Committee, July 2012.

Guiding Principles on Health Care Delivery and Payment Reform, American Medical Association, Innovators Committee, August 2011.

Transitioning to Accountable Care, Harold Miller, Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, Jan. 2011.

Pathways for Physician Success Under Healthcare Delivery and Payment Reforms, Harold Miller, American Medical Association and Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, June 2010.

Webinars and Presentations

AMA Payment and Delivery Reform Webinars, November 2012-April 2014.

Preparing for Payment Reform, Maine Medical Association First Friday Program, February 7, 2014.

Connecting to HealthInfoNet for Better Care Coordination and Outcomes, Shaun Alfreds, MBA, David Hallbert, MD & Molly Stevens, RN, January 21, 2014. 

Transforming Care with Data and Relationships, Jay Want, MD, August 13, 2013.

Health Reform and Medical Practice in Maine, John Freedman, MD, MBA, June 10, 2013.

Quality Counts ACO Webinar Series, 12-1pm, fourth Tuesday of the month, January-April 2013.  To view archived webinars, click here.

Succeeding Under Shared Savings and Global Payment, Harold Miller, American Medical Association and Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform, June 18, 2012.

Population Health at CMS, Jim Hester, Academy Health, February 2012.

For Patients

Accountable Care Organizations and You: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for People with Medicare

Resource Libraries

Next Generation Physician Payment and Delivery Models, American Medical Association

ACO Resources, Quality Counts

Payment Reform Reading Library, Maine Health Management Coalition

Organizations

Catalyst for Payment Reform

Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation

Choosing Wisely

Costs of Care

Maine Health Management Coalition

Maine Quality Counts

National Commission on Physician Payment Reform

Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement

University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design