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The Quadruple Aim
Quadruple Aim

A Conceptual Framework

Improving the U.S. health care system requires four aims: improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, reducing per capita costs and improving care team well-being. HITEQ Center resources seek to provide content and direction aligned with the goals of the Quadruple Aim

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Resource Overview

This section provides those who are relatively new to value based payment with a strong foundation and vocabulary for discussing strategies and opportunities with their boards, staff, payers, and policy-makers.

Value Based Payment Basics

1332 Waivers and Health Centers

1332 Waivers and Health Centers

Emerging Issues #12

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Section 1332 waiver option (or “state innovation waiver”) allows states to request approval for their alternative approach to the ACA related to the health insurance marketplace and employer and individual mandates, beginning January 1, 2017. This resource is important to health centers in states developing 1332 waivers since these waivers may impact the health center. Two examples of important changes a waiver could influence relate to Qualified Health Plans’ network inclusion of essential community providers and requirements on Prospective Payment System rates.

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This resource collection was cultivated and developed by the HITEQ team with valuable contributions from the HITEQ's Advisory Committee and many health centers who have graciously shared their experiences with HITEQ.

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