How payment reforms address social determinants of health

Many states and health plans have adopted value-based payment models to address social determinants of health. How do these models work and are they working? In this episode, William Bleser, PhD at Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy, digs into the details of some of these models, bringing to light key strategies for successful payment reform and pitfalls to avoid.

“Yes, of course, we want to build more capacity, but we want that to be sustainable. We also have to keep in mind that the ultra-competitive, almost cutthroat competitive financial environment that a lot of these CBOs function in, they have to undercut themselves in what they’re proposing so that they can be competitive enough to get funded.”
— William Bleser, PhD, MSPH, Managing Associate, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy