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MA Medicaid Patients to Rate Doctor Visits

Healthcare Dive writes Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP), a nonprofit group that includes providers, payers and patients, will soon ask Medicaid recipients to rate their doctor visits. The state will make the final results public and will base provider payments on the data. Nearly 250,000 low-income and disabled patients will get questions about communication with the doctor and office staff, mental health treatment and long-term care services. Healthcare consumerism is prevalent in private insurance and Medicare Advantage, but the Massachusetts initiative is believed to be the first in Medicaid.

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Healthcare Dive: https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/massachusetts-will-ask-medicaid-patients-to-rate-their-doctors/546119/

 

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