Report: States Should Consider Eliminating Fee-for-Service Models, Embrace Coordinated Care To Reduce Costs
States could significantly reduce health care costs by enacting policies aimed at eliminating fee-for-service health care models, according to a report released Wednesday by the State Health Care Cost Containment Commission. The report outlined specific recommendations to reduce costs, such as by moving toward a coordinated care model and taking the lead in developing creative, unique cost-saving proposals.
- "Eliminating Fee-for-Service Models Would Significantly Reduce Health Care Costs, Report Says" (Demko, Modern Healthcare, 1/9).
- "Report: Effort To Curb Health Costs Should Be 'Led By The States'" (Appleby, "Capsules," Kaiser Health News, 1/9).