A coalition of more than 50 consumer, patient advocacy, and labor groups Nov. 20 released a set of principles for improving care coordination among health-care providers they hope will influence future stages of the Medicare and Medicaid meaningful use programs.
The coalition urged health-care providers to communicate more with their patients and their patients’ families to develop personalized care plans and get patients take a more active role in their health goals, officials with the Consumer Partnership for eHealth said. This has been a major goal for the Officer of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Centers as they shape Stage 3 of the meaningful use program, which is being shaped now but won’t take effect until 2015.
Policymakers could use the principles as a model for payment reform when shaping the future of the meaningful use program, which has paid more than $16 billion to health-care provides and hospitals to use electronic health records, the coalition said.
The document is available at http://www.nationalpartnership.org/research-library/health-care/HIT/consumer-principles-for-1.pdf
All Bloomberg BNA treatises are available on standing order, which ensures you will always receive the most current edition of the book or supplement of the title you have ordered from Bloomberg BNA’s book division. As soon as a new supplement or edition is published (usually annually) for a title you’ve previously purchased and requested to be placed on standing order, we’ll ship it to you to review for 30 days without any obligation. During this period, you can either (a) honor the invoice and receive a 5% discount (in addition to any other discounts you may qualify for) off the then-current price of the update, plus shipping and handling or (b) return the book(s), in which case, your invoice will be cancelled upon receipt of the book(s). Call us for a prepaid UPS label for your return. It’s as simple and easy as that. Most importantly, standing orders mean you will never have to worry about the timeliness of the information you’re relying on. And, you may discontinue standing orders at any time by contacting us at 1.800.960.1220 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Put me on standing order at a 5% discount off list price of all future updates, in addition to any other discounts I may quality for. (Returnable within 30 days.)
Notify me when updates are available (No standing order will be created).
This Bloomberg BNA report is available on standing order, which ensures you will all receive the latest edition. This report is updated annually and we will send you the latest edition once it has been published. By signing up for standing order you will never have to worry about the timeliness of the information you need. And, you may discontinue standing orders at any time by contacting us at 1.800.372.1033, option 5, or by sending us an email to email@example.com.
Put me on standing order
Notify me when new releases are available (no standing order will be created)