Observation care--high-value care or a cost-shifting loophole?

@article{Baugh2013ObservationCC,
  title={Observation care--high-value care or a cost-shifting loophole?},
  author={Christopher W Baugh and Jeremiah D. Schuur},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={369 4},
  pages={302-5}
}
n engl j med 369;4 nejm.org july 25, 2013 302 ing measures. In addition, payers could advance and facilitate less onerous measures through claims analysis. Although claims and surveys are the basis of some quality measures, much performance is assessed through Web reporting: payers provide practices with measure-specific lists of eligible patients, and physician groups or institutions review records and report performance for each patient according to definitions of the target care. This is the… CONTINUE READING
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