HIDA Government Affairs provides legislative and regulatory reimbursement trends from value based purchasing and infection prevention policies to alternative payment models, such as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
In addition to time-sensitive updates, HIDA Government Affairs publishes an annual Medicare report, which outlines these updates and many other reimbursements changes and provides a broader outlook on what is happening within each market. Detailed analyses of reimbursement and quality programs as well as policy outlooks, by market, are laid out in great detail, which provides the supply chain key information on how customers are being measured on quality for payment.
Medicaid is also an important payer of healthcare services to providers. HIDA publishes an annual state-by-state analysis of Medicaid reimbursement, and tracks key issues such as the fiscal year budget allocations, changes in expansion, state decisions on health insurance exchanges, enrollment statistics, and key Medicaid developments.