Role of Local Public Health Associations in the Affordable Care Act:: MA Model and Beyond – Linking population health to clinical care through payment reform
Describe the multiple prevention-related component of the MA health care reform efforts. Explain the possible options for creating population health quality outcome measures within insurance and provider contracts and reimbursement systems.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was the Commissioner of Public Health for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 2007 – 2012 and the Executive Director of the Boston Public Health Commission from 1998 – 2007. In these roles I was involved in efforts to promote prevention and public health politics and practices. I was a member of the implementation team for the Massachusetts health care reform effort, with responsibility for the public health components.
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