Beneficiary and provider participation in chronic-care coordination programs and medical homes should be voluntary, should entail no additional cost to ben
A medical home should include voluntary patient selection of a primary provider or medical practice.
Medicare should continue to test multiple types of ACOs to determine which models achieve improved quality and reduced costs.
Consumers have a right to accurate, secure, and confidential health and health-related information.
Congress should ensure adequate funding for research on the comparative effectiveness of treatment interventions, including prescription drugs, medical dev
Federal and state governments and employers should explore and pursue innovative strategies to reduce health care costs- to constrain growth in price, volu
Federal and state governments should test and evaluate payment approaches that create incentives for providers to be more efficient and effective and that
All levels of government and the private sector should adequately fund and support antifraud and anti-abuse efforts.