The Impact of Healthcare Reform: Changes to the Healthcare Reimbursement Model (Medicaid)

This course explains the shifting reimbursement environment, how ACOs affect healthcare delivery, and the importance of the patient experience.

  • Identify how the Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program affects healthcare reimbursement
  • Name the purpose of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) and the measures that providers are assessed upon
  • Discuss how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) affected disproportionate share hospitals (DSHs) and the payment adjustment afforded to them
  • Name the measures that make up the hospital-acquired condition (HAC) score and the penalty that the lowest scoring hospitals must face

Additional Information

Advance Preparation: None

Prerequisites: None

Program level: Basic

Delivery Method: Self-study

CPE Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge


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