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Quality Payment Program

Value-based care and interoperability are key concepts in today’s healthcare industry, but what do they look like in practice? How can they be implemented in a way that works for both the practice and the patient? Paying for value rather than volume is seen as a way to improve care for patients and reduce healthcare costs. The aim of a value-focused reimbursement system is to align physician, payer and patient goals, in that practitioners are paid for delivering cost-effective, quality-driven care, and not simply for delivering more care.

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About the Author

Mollie Gelburd
Mollie Gelburd JD
Associate Director, Government Affairs MGMA

Mollie Gelburd serves as a member liaison for MGMA Government Affairs and has broad expertise in the details of federal legislative and regulatory issues and their impact on group practices. She coordinates Association grassroots efforts and is a frequent speaker at MGMA state and national meetings.

Previously, she worked as an attorney advisor at the Social Security Administration. Mollie earned a law degree from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and a bachelor's degree in political science from Radford University.

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