Budget-neutrality requirements should be eliminated for current and future Medicare and Medicaid demonstrations regarding care coordination and medical hom
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.
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.
Federal and state governments should maintain the entitlement nature of Medicaid funding so all who qualify will be covered.