CMS’s ‘Innovation Center’ May Be the Affordable Care Act’s Lasting Legacy, Particularly as It Works to Replace Fee-for-Service Payments with New Reimbursement Models

Clinical laboratories and pathology groups feel the impact of many of the Center’s demonstration projects that move healthcare toward value-based reimbursement One perennial criticism of this nation’s healthcare system is that it is slow to innovate. Technologies and management principals widely adopted by many industries may take a decade or longer to gain acceptance by hospitals, physicians, and clinical laboratories. To encourage faster adoption by useful technologies and innovations by...
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