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Alternative Payment Models – The Undefined Future of Healthcare Payment
April 30, 2015
By Nathan Baugh

When you hear healthcare wonks talk about healthcare reform, buzzwords such as “quality” and “value” are often used with little hesitance.  This is because a consensus has been built around shifting the payment model from fee for service to alternative payment models (APMs) that factor in outcomes.  It is argued that our healthcare system should pay for quality not quantity and that results and value should affect physician pay.

Capitol Associates Hires Nathan Baugh as an Associate
By Bill Finerfrock

Capitol Associates Inc. is happy to announce the addition of Nathan Baugh to the CAI team. 

Welcome To Our Blog

Welcome To Our Blog
April 1, 2015
By Bill Finerfrock
Tags: Welcome

Since 1984, CAI has been offering premier Federal government relations services to our clients. We are extremely proud of the work we have done for our clients throughout these years.

Congress Nears Historic Reform of Medicare Payments

Congress Nears Historic Reform of Medicare Payments
April 1, 2015
By Matt Reiter
Tags: Congress

For over a decade Congress has struggled to figure out a long-term fix for the flawed Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate formula (SGR). The SGR ties Medicare spending to performance of the economy as a whole.