Tag: value-based care

Value-Based Care & Healthcare Spending

The past decade has seen a greater emphasis on improving health care, its cost and overall quality of service by providers. Rising costs for medical testing, chronic disease management, and prescription drugs have led to researchers and payers developing more affordable alternatives for restoring health and preventing health issues. One such alternative is shifting from […]

Value-Based Reimbursement and Improving Quality of Care

Making an effective transition to value-based care, and to a corresponding reimbursement model that works for medical providers, insurersĀ and patients alike, is a longstanding goal for much of the U.S. healthcare system. There are many compelling reasons for adopting value-based reimbursement (VBR) as a replacement for traditional fee-for-service (FFS), with two of the most notable […]

Will Value-Based Care Drive Better Clinical Outcomes in Behavioral Health?

As the scope of behavioral health has expanded to include chronic conditions and substance abuse, so has its approach to payment models. Since the ACA, in particular, America has witnessed its health care system shift from a predominately pay-for-service model to one with various reimbursement models that focus on long-term improvements, promoting efficiency and reducing […]