Even as insurers see improvements and cost savings from value-based arrangements, they have to look for new ways to implement the strategy.
Helping independent providers form stronger collaborations
The commission wants Congress to adopt a Voluntary Value Program that eases the administrative burden on clinicians, and provides a more objective assessment of the value of care delivered based on population health metrics.
A former health insurance industry executive turned critic likens the new CEO at AHIP to the captain of the Titanic, with daunting challenges ahead as the trade association fights to remain relevant.
During a speech Monday, the HHS secretary called for the healthcare sector to embrace market forces and value-based payment models.
Providers associations warn that ACOs unready to assume downside risk will drop out of the program if CMS does not extend Track 1 for a third agreement period.
The health system is confident of success based on performance in its first Medicare ACO contract as well as recent improvements in care coordination, skilled nursing partnerships, and care access.
Top finance executive wants growth in complex-care cases, control of supplies and drug utilization, an ongoing shift to value-based care, and investment in technology to optimize revenue cycle.
Just for fun, let’s design an economic sector guaranteed to cost too much. Then you guess what it is.
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