Mandating health initatives updating virtual center
After hours primary health care After hours primary health care is accessible and effective primary health care for people whose health condition cannot wait for treatment until regular primary health care services are next available.
It should not be a substitute for primary health care that could otherwise occur 'in hours'.
Quality health care for people with Medicare is a high priority for the President, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
HHS and CMS began launching Quality Initiatives in 2001 to assure quality health care for all Americans through accountability and public disclosure.
We serve CMS, HHS, and the public as a trusted partner with a steadfast focus on improving outcomes, beneficiaries' experience of care, and population health, while also aiming to reduce healthcare costs through improvement.
Read more about CMS' Center for Clinical Standards & Quality in the Downloads section, below.
Australian General Practice Training programme (AGPT)The Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) programme is a fully Commonwealth funded postgraduate vocational training programme for medical graduates wishing to pursue a career in general practice.
Australian Primary Care Collaboratives Programme (APCCP)The Australian Primary Care Collaboratives Programme supports general practices to improve clinical outcomes, help maintain good health for those with chronic and complex conditions, and improve access to Australian general practice by promoting a culture of quality improvement in primary health care.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today a Request for Information (RFI) for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). This RFI seeks public comment on Section 101 of MACRA, which is subject to notice and comment rulemaking.
Japan has a universal health care system that mandates all residents have health insurance, either at work or through a local community-based insurer, but does not impose penalties on individuals for not having insurance.
The Japanese health ministry "tightly controls the price of health care down to the smallest detail.
The various Quality Initiatives touch every aspect of the healthcare system.
Some initiatives focus on publicly reporting quality measures for nursing homes, home health agencies, hospitals, and kidney dialysis facilities.