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Modern Healthcare - - NEWS - Source: The Amer­i­can Med­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion's Nov.16,2015 let­ter to the CMS

Dozens of med­i­cal so­ci­eties led by the Amer­i­can Med­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion asked the CMS to adopt the fol­low­ing prin­ci­ples when im­ple­ment­ing the new physi­cian pay­ment frame­work:

■ Sup­port de­liv­ery sys­tem im­prove­ments.

■ Avoid ad­min­is­tra­tive and cost bur­dens for pa­tients.

■ Re­duce ad­min­is­tra­tive bur­dens for physi­cians.

■ Im­prove cur­rent qual­ity and re­port­ing sys­tems.

■ Rec­og­nize pa­tient di­ver­sity.

■ Pro­vide choice of pay­ment mod­els.

■ Be eq­ui­table.

■ Be rel­e­vant and ac­tion­able.

■ Pro­vide sta­bil­ity and re­sources.

■ Be trans­par­ent.

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