By Clare Pierce-Wrobel, Director of Payment Reform Models with the Health Care Transformation Task Force. Originally published by Health Policy Publishing, LLC   The most recent results from the Medicare Accountable Care Organization (ACO) programs—the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), the Comprehensive End-Stage Renal Disease Care Initiative,...

Value-based Payment Models: A Catalyst for Addressing Social Determinants of Health  As the health care industry strives to provide excellent person-centered care, high quality clinical care is not enough; it is imperative also to address social determinants of health (SDOH). Research shows that social determinants of...

Value Tranformation: A Journey to Better Care and Lower Costs   It is widely acknowledged that our rising unsustainable health care costs, coupled with poor health outcomes, necessitates transformation of the way we deliver and pay for health care. Historically, medical services have been paid for on...

Value-based payment and care has left a powerful and indelible footprint on the U.S. economy. Widescale provider and payer investment in IT infrastructure and personnel to support alternative payment models, an infusion of venture capital support into new technology-based third-party partners, and innovative employer arrangements...

Webinars Transformation to Value: A Provider Perspective (October 17, 2017 3:00-4:00pm ET) Featuring Jason Dinger, Chief Innovation Officer of Ascension Health and Rick Gilfillan, MD, CEO of Trinity Health Listen to the recording. Download the presentation. Transformation to Value: A Payer Perspective (November 2, 2017 4:00-5:00pm ET) Featuring Kevin Klobucar, Executive Vice President...