Lack of Incentive Is Top Barrier to Implementing Value-Based Payment

Survey Snapshot: Payer-Provider Alignment Is Difficult Even for Integrated Organizations

NEJM Catalyst Insights Council members say stronger incentives and better use of analytics could improve alignment.

Do Drug Market Exclusivity Periods Help or Harm?

Drug Market Exclusivity Periods: Helpful/Harmful?

What impact do market exclusivity periods have on the cost of drugs and on incentives for innovation?

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How Do You Define a Drug’s Value?

Is it always a multiple of years of life saved? And is value-based contracting a reasonable approach to reining in prices?

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Medicare Advantage Holds the Key to Reforming the ACO Program

Value-based care continues to be the emphasis of federal policymakers, as well as many providers. Aligning Medicare Advantage with ACOs would boost both programs.

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Much Ado About Nothing Over Payment Reform?

Are we too concerned about payment reform? Should we let the system play its course, or should we give it subtle nudges?

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Physician Group Practices: Succeeding in Bundled Payments

Physician groups are demonstrating their ability to deliver care in new and innovative ways as part of the nationwide effort to transform health care delivery through value-based payment models. The physician experience and perspective is invaluable and should remain an important component of any shift to value-based care.

How Aligned Are Payers and Providers in Working Together to Achieve Value-Based Care

New Marketplace Survey: Payers and Providers Remain Far Apart

Health care stakeholders are not aligned in important goals and in large part are not working together to achieve value-based care, according to the NEJM Catalyst Insights Council. They are waiting on government regulators to change the payment model — including, possibly, single-payer health care.

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Do Independent Physician-Led ACOs Have a Future?

While some of these smaller organizations are succeeding, they do face numerous challenges, and there is a need for both regulatory change as well as greater sharing of peer-based resources and best practices.

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Health Plans of the Future Are Win-Win-Win

How health plans can take advantage of their position in the ecosystem to connect motivated consumers with their perfectly matching high-performing provider.

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Innovative Mergers Will Disrupt Health Care

The NEJM Catalyst Insights Council expects outside players to have a major impact on the industry over the next three years.

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