center for medicare and medicaid innovation http://ripr.org en Lt. Gov. Roberts: Planning a New Way to Pay for Health Care http://ripr.org/post/lt-gov-roberts-planning-new-way-pay-health-care <p>Rhode Island is beginning a public effort to develop a statewide plan to improve the way we pay for health care. Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts is leading the effort.</p><p><br>With a $1.6 million dollar grant from the federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, Roberts launched the six-month planning initiative. A series of public meetings will gather input from experts and community members. Roberts says she wants a plan to help health care providers and insurers move away from payments for a particular treatment or service toward paying for improved health.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 19:08:17 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 13293 at http://ripr.org