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Change How Hospitals Are Paid Boosts Public Health

"Think for a moment about what would happen if you upended the whole system of financial incentives for hospitals. What if you said goodbye to what's known as fee-for-service, where hospitals are paid for each procedure, each visit to the emergency room, each overnight stay? What if, instead, hospitals got a fixed pot of money for the whole year, no matter how many people came through the door?" More Info: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/10/23/451212483/in-maryland-a-change-in-how-hospitals-are-paid-boosts-public-health #FullNewsAudioAvailable #NPR

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