Daily Archives: April 19, 2012

Oregon’s insurance program cuts costs on kidney patients with new dialysis contracts

The bills charged by providers of dialysis for kidney patients in the state’s insurance program of last resort are about to plunge after years of steep hike. Board members of the Oregon Medical Insurance Pool on Wednesday accepted deals with … Continue reading

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No Improvement in Patient Outcomes Seen In Hospitals With Pay-For-Performance Programs

Paying hospitals to better their quality of care, known as pay-for-performance, has been widely accepted in the U.S. and Medicare Plan has spent a large amount of dollars on bonuses and rewards for hospitals to improve. A recent study from … Continue reading

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