Health care law close to implementation


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IN PALMER, RYAN WALSH, 22 NEWS.
THE STATE'S NEW HEALTH CARE
OVERHAUL LAW WILL GO INTO EFFECT
IN LESS THAN A MONTH.
MEMBERS OF THE PATRICK
ADMINISTRATION SPOKE TO TWO NEWS
STATE OUT REPORTER CHRISTINE LEO
WHAT UPCOMING CHANGES THE PUBLIC
CAN EXPECT.
Reporter: STATE OFFICIALS ARE
MEETING WITH HEALTH CARE
PROVIDERS TO PREPARE FOR THE
IMMATERIAL FLIP MENTATION OF A
NEW LAW DESIGNED TO BRING HEALTH
CARE COSTS DOWN.
THETHE PATRICK ADMINISTRATION SS
PATIENTS CAN EXPECTS TO SEE
THEIR INSURANCE SUPREME ONCE GO
DOWN AND THE QUALITY OF THEIR
HEALTH KIR GO UP ALL THANKS TO A
HEALTH CARE LAW SIGNED OVER THE
SUMMER.
AND JUST AS WE SHOW THE
COUNTRY THOUSAND EXPAND ACCESS
IN A WORKABLE FRAMEWORK, WE ARE
NOW POISED TO SHOW THE COUNTRY
HOW TO CRACK THE CODE ON COSTS.
Reporter: THE LAW GOES IN TO
EFFECT ON NOVEMBER 5TH AND MOST
OF THE NOTICEABLE CHANGES WILL
HAPPEN BEHIND THE SCENES,
HOSPITALS AND HEALTH PROVIDERS
WILL BE BUSINESS CHANGE GETTING
THEIR INTERNAL PROCEDURES TO CUT
DOWN ON WASTE.
WE ARE LOOKING AT HOW WE CAN
CREATE BETTER WORK FLOWS IN THE
OFFICE, HOW WE CAN MAKE SURE
THAT OUR PHYSICIANS ARE THINKING
ABOUT BEST EVIDENCE-BASED
PRACTICES WHEN WE PRIX DESCRIBE
DRUGS, WHEN THEY ORDER TESTS.
Reporter: KEY TO THE LAW IS
HOW HEALTH PROVIDERS ARE
REWARDED.
THEY WILL NO LONGER BE PAID
BASED ON HOW MANY PATIENTS THEY
SAY, EN TED THEY WILL GET A LUMP
SUM OF MONEY INCENTIVIZING THEM
TO PROVIDE PREVENTATIVE CARE.
PROVIDERS ARE EXPECTED TO
REGISTER WITH THE STATE SO THEIR
COST-CUTTING RESULTS CAN BE
MONITORED.
THE WAY WE ARE PAYING
PROVIDERS IS GOING TO INNING SIN
AT THIS VIES THEM TO COORDINATE
THEIR CARE IN WAYS THAT THEY ARE
MUCH MORE FOCUSED ODD PEEPING
PEOPLE HEALTHIER.
Reporter: STATE OFFICIALS ARE
DIRECTING THE PUBLIC TO THEIR
OFFICIAL WEBSITE FOR ANY NEWS
UPDATES AND INFORMATION ON THE
NEW LAW.