Establish state level regulations that require nursing homes to employ at least a set number of licensed and non-licensed nursing staff, often set in terms of staff hours per resident day
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Health Care" and "Quality of Care"
Vary patient drug costs by tier; e.g., generic drugs have the lowest co-pay or cost sharing in tier one, then preferred brand name medications (tier two), then non-formulary drugs (tier three)
Shift the way health care organizations approach trauma by adopting universal trauma precautions and providing trauma-specific care
Create financial incentives or remove financial disincentives to affect consumer choices and incentivize provision of cost efficient health care services
Use the purchasing power of employers and groups of insured individuals to create incentives and disincentives for health care providers to deliver high quality, high value care