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Massachusetts Considers Bill to Overhaul How Providers Are Paid

May 2, 2012

Massachusetts is expected to consider a bill in the coming months that would include incentives for hospitals and other providers to accept “global payments”—or a flat fee—for all the care delivered to a specific person or group of people. The goal is to manage costs by removing incentives for providing (and then billing) for services that are beyond the level of care required.

Read the full Washington Post article, "Massachusetts payment-reform bill would overhaul how health-care providers are paid," for more information. (Note: The article is free to access, but you may have to register to view the content.)