payment reform http://kbia.org en Paying for Quality, Not Quantity http://kbia.org/post/paying-quality-not-quantity <p>In the United States, we pay a lot more for our health care than other wealthy countries, but we are no healthier.&nbsp;&nbsp;Missourians actually pay even more per capita than the U.S. average, and are even less healthy. (Missouri is <a href="http://www.americashealthrankings.org/measure/2010/overall.aspx">ranked 39th in the nation</a> in overall health, and we are the <a href="http://www.americashealthrankings.org/Measure/2010/List%20All/Prevalence%20of%20Obesity.aspx">9th most obese state</a>.) A big part of the problem is the way we pay for health care, according to Harold Miller, executive director of the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.chqpr.org/">Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform</a>.</p><p> Fri, 28 Oct 2011 23:53:43 +0000 Jacob Fenston 2657 at http://kbia.org Paying for Quality, Not Quantity