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Value Based Care

Reducing health care costs, while improving quality and safety, is the goal. Driving toward value-based care, through value analysis and cost reduction, is today’s challenge. How can we generate value for patients, providers and payers alike?

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Leadership

The Adverse Impact of the Physician-Hero

In a value-based world, the sickest patients need the benefit of a comprehensive team to provide evidence-based treatment that will deliver desirable clinical outcomes while optimizing the cost of care.

Effect of Value-Based Payment Programs on Providers That Serve the Poor

New Marketplace

Financial Incentives and Vulnerable Populations — Will Alternative Payment Models Help or Hurt?

Understanding APMs’ potential consequences for vulnerable populations is critical if we wish to maximize benefits and reduce harms.

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New Marketplace

Reshaping Care Coverage: A Public Good Problem

The companies most capable of leading transformation in health care coverage are the ones that least need to.

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New Marketplace

Making Bundled Payments Work: Leveraging the CMS DRG Experience

Given its clout and experience, CMS is uniquely positioned to lead the U.S. health system toward high-value care. Bundled pricing based on real costs, leveraging lessons from DRG implementation, would establish the right types of provider incentives.

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New Marketplace

Opportunities for Risk-Taking Primary Care Providers

Embracing two-sided risk while adopting workflow redesign and reviewing benchmarks is leading to improved clinical and financial outcomes.

Why Employers Drag Feet on Value-Based Insurance and Reshaping Health Care Coverage: A Classic Public Good Problem Panel Clip Still

New Marketplace

Why Employers Drag Feet on Value-Based Insurance

Why are employers hesitating? What do they value and want to invest in when it comes to health care payment plans?

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Patient Engagement

Improving Patient Involvement in Care

The CEO of Virginia Mason on facilitating and enhancing patient participation in care.

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

New Marketplace

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.

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New Marketplace

Time to Sink the Two-Canoe Argument

Although the transition from fee-for-service to quality-based payment can leave physicians feeling trapped “with a foot in two canoes” while straddling the two payment methods, there are compelling ethical, professional, and business reasons against rationalizing continued support of fee-for-service medicine.

Do Drug Market Exclusivity Periods Help or Harm?

New Marketplace

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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