Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Improving quality of care and reducing healthcare costs rank among the primary goals of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Choose two of the following initiatives associated with the PPACA and explain how each might be able to improve quality of care, lower costs, and improve population health outcomes:
- Value-Based Purchasing
- CMS Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program
- Patient-Centered Medical Home
- Accountable Care Organizations.
Support your post with information and concepts from the class readings. Use APA-style references for the initial answer to the discussion question and wherever else is necessary to support your discussion.