“Curiouser and Curiouser” What Alice, Edward Bear, Dorothy and Dr. Seuss Can Tell Us about Health Care Reform Bob Doherty, SVP, Governmental Affairs and.
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Curiouser and Curiouser What Alice, Edward Bear, Dorothy and Dr. Seuss Can Tell Us about Health Care Reform Bob Doherty, SVP, Governmental Affairs and Public Policy, New Mexico Chapter, ACP, November 7, 2014 Slide 2 2 Curiouser and Curiouser Health care reform has become like Alices Adventures in Wonderland: a curiouser and curiouser journey to somewhere (but is it where we ought to go?) Slide 3 75 Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" To a payment and delivery system that recognizes and values the role of internal medicine specialists and others who provide primary and comprehensive care Current Medicaid pay parity program set to expire on 1/1/15, so we need your help in persuading Congress to extend it There really is another way : PCMHs/PCMH-N, ACOs, bundled payments, risk- adjusted capitation Which way we ought to go: Where we are today: Slide 76