PPACA demonstration projects
Bundled payments for hospital care and for the month following discharge (capitation lite) (§2704 and §3023)
Capitation payments instead of fee-for-service reimbursement (§2705)
Incentives for doctors and hospitals to form accountable care organizations (financial rewards for higher quality and/or lower cost care) (§2706 and §3022)
Will integrated systems exploit market power to maintain revenues rather than to introduce efficiencies and reduce costs?