Health Groups Urge Trump, Congress to Maintain Push for Value-Based Care (US News & World Report)

Dozens of health care organizations – including professional groups, insurers, pharmaceutical giants and hospital chains – are urging the White House and members of Congress to preserve key reforms as debate over Obamacare and the overall future of the nation’s health care system rages on.

The organizations – which include the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, Sanofi, Merck, Catholic Health Initiatives and several Blue Cross Blue Shield plans nationwide – are sending a letter to political leaders Wednesday calling on them to accelerate, not impede, the transformation of the fee-for-service health system to one based on payment for a high value of care.

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