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What have we learned in the last 10 years about payment for value-based care?

June 20, 2022 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

For all the wonderful advancement in health care diagnostics and therapeutics, the U.S. health care system has yet to solve for high costs of care while also improving outcomes. These […]

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Social risk is the flour, not the icing, in baking the cake of value-based care

March 14, 2022 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

Population health, and the payment arrangements it supports, cannot be done successfully without incorporating social risk. Adoption of value-based payment The decade since the passage of the 2010 Affordable Care […]

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Next steps for telehealth: Showing a link to value

Feb. 28, 2022 / By Megan Carr

As we look ahead to March, the only thing my son wants to know is if he can have his eighth birthday party at the indoor laser tag place his […]

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Three questions with Susan Salek: Classifying data and sharing information

Feb. 3, 2022 / By Kelli Christman, Susan Salek

I sat down with 3M Health Information Systems Business Director of Grouper Applications and Payer Services Susan Salek to discuss 2022 trends for payers and how 3M methodologies were created […]

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What happens when the health and social services sectors come together?

Oct. 25, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

This is the question behind a publication from Dr. Will Bleser and colleagues at the Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy. Anyone doing or contemplating work similar to this has […]

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Aligned incentives through Episodes of Care

May 17, 2021 / By Rick Kresinske

Ever heard a primary care physician (PCP) in a value-based payment (VBP) contract say they shouldn’t be responsible for a patient they’ve never seen? Have your non-PCP, specialty providers (specialists) […]

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Payment and quality reform for mental health and substance abuse care: The time is now (part 2)

April 21, 2021 / By Dawn Weimar, RN

In my last blog, I discussed mental health and substance abuse (MHSA) payment and quality in the midst of parity initiatives, team-based care and value-based payment. Certainly, adherence to fee-for-service […]

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Payment and quality reform for mental health and substance abuse care: The time is now

April 19, 2021 / By Dawn Weimar, RN

We have heard the adage: “The definition of insanity is repeating the same mistakes but expecting a different result.”  This adage can be applied to the state of mental health and […]

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Quality measurement overload: Focusing on measures that matter

April 19, 2021 / By Travis Bias, DO, MPH, FAAFP

When I was a young primary care physician, all I wanted was more time to spend with my patients. Each day felt rushed, prodded by the fee-for-service system that incentivized […]

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Four key problems with current value-based program design: How might we achieve better results?

March 22, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

If we want better health care outcomes in the U.S., we need to change the way we finance health care. Policies flowing from Medicare are a strong signal to the […]

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How should value-based payment programs reconcile after COVID-19?

Sept. 30, 2020 / By Shannon Garrison

Value-based payment (VBP) contracts have been taking hold across the spectrum of payers. Unfortunately, COVID-19 will make it difficult for VBP contracts to be settled. At some interval (usually yearly), […]

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Hospitals, health systems and value-based payment: How do they work together?

July 25, 2018 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

The pressure to improve healthcare outcomes and reduce unnecessary use of healthcare resources weighs heavily on hospital and health system administrators working with tight margins. Success under value-based payment requires […]