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Reimbursement Briefs: CMS Delivery Reform Results; Hospital Differences Assessed; PCORI Updates

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

CMS releases results for health care delivery system reform initiatives. Health Affairs study explores differences between high- and low-price hospitals. PCORI adds more high-impact topics to pragmatic studies initiative and approves $5 million to fund methods research.

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