Health Care Systems/Medicaid & Medicare Essay

875 Words Oct 18th, 2015 4 Pages
Medicaid/Medicare Services
Stella Williams
Harrison College
Medicaid/Medicare Services
Develop a plan for the center by using clinical quality measures, or CQMs, which are tools to help track and measure the quality of health care serviced that are provided by eligible professionals, eligible hospitals that are within the health care system. These would be measures to use data that is associated with providers that are able to provide high quality care or relate to long term goals for health care. The measures would be the many aspects of patient care including: * Health outcomes * Patient safety * Clinical processes * Efficient use of health care resources * Population and public health * Adherence to
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There are so many Incentive Programs that provide financial incentives for the use of certified EHR technology to improve patient and by taking part the Center can receive incentive payments for certain Medicaid health care and can receive up to a maximum of $63,750 over six years participation. Although to qualify we must have a minimum 30% of Medicaid patient volume and a practice predominantly in a Federally Qualified Health Center and have a minimum 30% patient volume attributable to needy individuals.
Developing ways to accurately measure the efficiency and quality of care for older Americans for the long term care and holistic care that includes both medical services and social support is necessary for assessing the effectiveness of current care and payment models so the policy directions should include: EHR and increased data analytic capacity to better coordinate care and improve the value of patient care, new integrated…

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