Linking provider payments to improved performance by health care providers. This form of payment holds health care providers accountable for both the cost and quality of care they provide. It attempts to reduce inappropriate care and to identify and reward the best-performing providers.
- Browse Related Terms: Capitation, claim, External Review, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Fee-for-Service, Health Care Workforce Incentive, Home Health Care, Internal review, Member Survey Results, Original Medicare, Penalty, Uncompensated Care, Value-Based Purchasing (VBP)
A type of health benefit that at least partially covers vision care, like eye exams and glasses. This coverage can be offered either as part of a comprehensive medical plan, or by itself through a “stand-alone” vision plan. However, stand-alone vision plans may not be offered through the Marketplaces.
- Browse Related Terms: Affordable coverage (as it relates to APTC), Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), Employer Shared Responsibility Payment (ESRP), Full-Time Employee, Full-Time Equivalent, Minimum value, Multi-Employer Plan, Open Enrollment, Plan, Tax credit, Vision or Vision Coverage