Can Payment Reform Improve Health?


Steve, featured in the video above, gets good care for diabetes through care coordination and innovative payment methods. We need more Steves. Join us at the State House Members’ Lounge at 9:30 on Monday morning (Nov. 7), to learn more about chronic disease management programs and payment reform.

Our briefing, sponsored by Chairman Steve Walsh, with opening and closing remarks from Representative Denise Garlick, will focus on how payment reform can encourage the development and implementation of comprehensive chronic disease management programs. Hear first-hand about the innovative and patient-centered diabetes management programs at 5 Boston-based community health centers. Speakers include a health center diabetes patient, health center leaders and medical providers, among others. For more information contact Deb Wachenheim, Health Quality Manager, Health Care For All at dwachenheim@hcfama.org or 617-275-2902.
-Deb Wachenheim

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