Section 4: Cost / Utilization
In order to work toward better patient outcomes and simultaneous smarter spending, the overall goal
is for cost measures to align with the quality of care assessment. Events such as hospitalizations,
readmissions, and certain complications can be identified through claims analysis and can provide
information about the quality of care furnished during an episode. For this section, submit a
narrative for two options below describing how you monitor and implement specific activities
related to total cost of care within your practice.
Provide at least a 300-word (2000 characters) required response for two selections below.