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Put Your Money Where Your Scalpel Is | By Kim Bellard, September 22, 2014

I propose taking value-based purchasing from the payor-provider contractual backroom and putting it in the health plan benefit design, where consumers directly see and are impacted by it. One of the most troubling things about our health care system is the lack of accountability...click to continue

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HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell's Resume

  1. Director, White House Office of Management and Budget (Obama Administration)
  2. President, Walmart Foundation
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Source: WhiteHouse.gov

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