As of January 2018, Freestanding Ambulatory and Outpatient Hospital
surgical centers (OAS) are now participating in reimbursements
based on patient satisfaction scores OAS CAHPS (The Consumer
Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Outpatient and
Pictured (L-R) Robert G. Berkenblit, M.D., Associate
Professor, Department of Radiology, Albert Einstein College of
Medicine; Judy Yee, MD, Professor and University Chair Department
of Radiology, Montefiore Health System & Albert Einstein
College of Medicine; EMPOWER...
The quest for higher patient satisfaction scores seems to be the
holy grail of healthcare these days. Or is it more a catch
22? Enacted in 2012, the Affordable Care Act implemented a
policy that withholds a certain percentage of Medicare
reimbursement to providers and...