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Betting on Value-Based Care
Health Leaders Media

Where are you placing your bets in the new reimbursement game? As the shift to value-based purchasing of healthcare services nears, in fits and starts and at different speeds in different areas, leaders of hospitals, health systems, and physician practices know they need to rethink quality, safety, and reimbursement.

Given the uncertainty of an array of carrot-and-stick incentives from federal and state payers, coupled with the vagaries of the regional or local commercial insurance and employer market, it’s little wonder that healthcare leaders are discussing their options in the language of gambling.