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Blue Shield of California Statement from President & CEO Paul Markovich Regarding the Better Care Reconciliation Act
SAN FRANCISCO (June 26, 2017) — Our mission at Blue Shield of California is to ensure that all Californians have access to high quality health care at an affordable price. It is the standard against which we measure all health care policy proposals. Unfortunately, the current Better Care Reconciliation Act does not meet that standard and therefore, we oppose it.
Q&A: Jeff Bailet on “PTAC” and Working with Providers on Innovative Payment Models for Quality Care
Last month, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price made an important announcement, encouraging physicians with innovative ideas on payment models that deliver quality care while controlling costs to share them with the rest of the nation.