Aligning Federal and State Efforts on Payment Reform

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The federal government and states are exploring new strategies for rewarding value in order to achieve better health outcomes at a lower cost. This report—the second in a series supported by The Commonwealth Fund to explore opportunities for improvement in federal and state policy— highlights relevant policy levers that can support payment reform and a number of current payment reform initiatives at the federal and state level. It also describes opportunities for federal-state alignment identified during a Commonwealth Fund-supported discourse among high-level state and federal officials hosted by NASHP.

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Date: Nov 2013
Author: National Academy for State Health Policy