A new report issued by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative and the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health, based at the Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University, describes how payment reform could improve family planning services offered by the nation’s community health centers.  The report, which comes at a time of heightened interest in using payment reform to improve the quality and efficiency of health care as well as patient and population health, recommends a combination of payment reforms coupled with payment incentives tied to evidence-based quality improvement measures drawn from a landmark set of recommendations for improving the quality of family planning services issued by HHS in 2014. The analysis also calls for investments by HRSA in the staffing and supplies needed by health centers.

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