#64: Stuff You Should Know About Health Policy
Published October 27, 2017
50 min
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    Get schooled on medical homes, payer reform, and what the future might look like for primary care with Dr. Sue Bornstein, MD, FACP and Executive Director of the Texas Medical Home Initiative and Chair of the Health and Public Policy Committee at the ACP.

    Dr Alex Lane of Cooper University Hospital joins Matt as cohost!

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    00:00 Intro

    02:42 Guest CV and background

    04:42 Getting to know our guest

    10:40 Helpful resources for learning health policy

    12:10 Who are the major players/influencers in health care and how do their interests align

    15:02 Defining “medical home”

    18:45 Where did the idea for a “medical home” originate

    22:33 How does medical home affect cost

    29:45 Payer reform and the quality payment program (QPP)

    33:06 Recap and defining terms

    37:18 How will the QPP be implemented?

    41:04 Repeal and replace

    43:37 Cuts in funding for safety net hospitals that care for the poorest, sickest patients

    46:59 Take home points

    48:55 Outro

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