AGA Prepares Clinicians for Value-Based Reimbursement
Reforming the broken Medicare physician reimbursement system and giving GIs the tools to help provide high quality patient care under the pending value-based reimbursement system are top priorities for AGA. A new AGA IBD clinical service line will help you provide high quality, cost-efficient patient care and maximize reimbursement.
AGA’s IBD clinical service line was developed by your peers to provide you the tools needed to be more efficient, understand quality standards, receive appropriate reimbursements and improve the process of care for your patients with IBD.
It collects, in one place, guidelines, measures, payment and reimbursement information, and other resources to create a “how to” manual for IBD population management.
“In order to strategically prepare our practices for future success, we all need to begin establishing a culture of metric-driven quality improvement. This includes an IBD-specific care pathway to support best practices,” says Lawrence R. Kosinski, MD, MBA, AGAF, chair, AGA Institute Practice Management & Economics Committee. "AGA is here to help guide our creation of a strategic plan to shift from the traditional fee-for-service model to value-based payment models that reward successful population management."
AGA is committed to moving physicians to a more viable reimbursement system that rewards physicians for improving the quality of care they provide to their patients. The AGA IBD clinical service line was created to help you prepare for these changes by providing high value services to patients, enhancing the health of the population you serve, and reducing health-care costs by becoming more efficient and providing the right care for patients.