It’s no wonder the general public can’t decode the complexity of health care finance when MDs and PhDs can’t either.
Payment models in healthcare can do better to drive value-based solutions for patients, providers, and payers. But how can an organization begin to create bundles that are fair and workable? What are the best strategies and examples for making bundled payments work?
Article by Sandra L. Fryhofer, Meena Seshamani, Karen B. DeSalvo & Patrick H. Conway
The basic goals of delivery system reform — to promote quality and value in our health care system — remain at the core of bipartisan efforts in health care, and it is therefore essential that such efforts continue.
Article by Hanneke W. Drewes, Jeroen N. Struijs & Caroline A. Baan
What early observations from nine Dutch communities can teach U.S. policymakers.
Article by Hannah Alphs Jackson, James Giblin & Michael Abecassis
Federal pay-for-performance models offer two paths to achieving value. The ultimate goal: rewarding the habit of performance excellence rather than one-time or random acts of performance improvement.
Are new care and payment models leaving medical students in the dust?
Blog Post by Winthrop F. Whitcomb
Three important ways physicians should change the way they practice in order to make bundled payments work best.
Article by Zack Cooper & Fiona Scott Morton
A major source of financial hardship for patients comes from surprise bills from physicians who are not in their insurance network. Surprise bills from emergency physicians are also a source of concern.
Blog Post by Michael Chernew & Jonathan Bush
Basic market principles are the key to a high-quality, low-cost, sustainable health care system.
Insights Report by Sandra Gittlen
Commentary from NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members on preferred post-acute networks and the importance of communication.
Our nation has a great opportunity to accelerate value in health care by preserving the good in the ACA and addressing the bad.