The Affordable Care Act's payment and delivery system reforms: a progress report at five years.

@article{Abrams2015TheAC,
  title={The Affordable Care Act's payment and delivery system reforms: a progress report at five years.},
  author={Melinda K Abrams and Rachel Nuzum and Mark Zezza and Jamie C Ryan and Jordan Kiszla and Stuart Guterman},
  journal={Issue brief},
  year={2015},
  volume={12},
  pages={1-16}
}
In addition to its expansion and reform of health insurance coverage, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) contains numerous provisions intended to resolve underlying problems in how health care is delivered and paid for in the United States. These provisions focus on three broad areas: testing new delivery models and spreading successful ones, encouraging the shift toward payment based on the value of care provided, and developing resources for systemwide improvement. This brief describes these… CONTINUE READING