Obama‘s new health care bill
The assignment deals with the recent health care reform changes in Washington. The assignment is to discuss the pros and cons of the changes taking place in 2011 and 2012. I needs a work cited page with at least 4 reference to each reform and in APA style, 12 font and double space The four issues that needs to be discuss are as followed:
For 2011: pros and cons
1) Medicare provides 10% bonus payments to primary care physicians and general surgeons.
2) An annual fee is imposed on pharmaceutical companies according to market shate. The fee does not apply to companies with sales of $% million or less.
3) Physicaian payment reforms are implemented in Medicare to enhance primary care services and encourage doctors to form “accountable care organizations” to improve quality and efficiency of care.
4) The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which oversees the government programs, begins tracking hospital redmission rates and puts in place financial incentives to reduce preventable readmission.