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Modern Healthcare - - Healthcare Opinion Leaders Survey -

81% of re­spon­dents strongly sup­port or sup­port ex­pand­ing suc­cess­ful cost­con­tain­ment pi­lots man­dated in the ACA, such as pay-for-per­for­mance pro­grams and bundling of post-acute-care ser­vices. 61% of re­spon­dents strongly sup­port or sup­port ex­tend­ing Med­i­caid pre­scrip­tion drug re­bates es­tab­lished in the ACA to peo­ple el­i­gi­ble for both Medi­care and Med­i­caid. 61% of Opin­ion Lead­ers strongly sup­port or sup­port adding a ro­bust pub­lic op­tion and/or all-payer sys­tem in state health in­surance ex­changes. 50% of re­spon­dents strongly sup­port or sup­port ac­cel­er­at­ing the dis­con­tin­u­a­tion of the ex­emp­tion of health in­surance ben­e­fits from in­come taxes and low­er­ing the thresh­old for pre­mi­ums sub­ject to tax. 26% of re­spon­dents strongly sup­port or sup­port con­vert­ing Med­i­caid into a block­grant pro­gram in which the fed­eral gov­ern­ment would pro­vide a fixed amount to each state to run its pro­gram. 38% of Opin­ion Lead­ers strongly sup­port or sup­port strength­en­ing the In­de­pen­dent Pay­ment Ad­vi­sory Board by giv­ing it broader au­thor­ity over pay­ment not only by Medi­care but also other pub­lic and pri­vate pay­ers.

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