We’re all being asked to think differently about how healthcare is provided and it requires us to work together. These partnerships will be built on trust, shared data and analytics, as well as, a deep understanding of who the customer is and what they want. Premera is here to help support you to ensure success in value-based care.
Payment models in healthcare are actively shifting from traditional fee-for-service payments to value-based care models. This change represents a huge shift and challenge for most healthcare organizations which have financial and care models built around fee-for-service (FFS) reimbursement.
The goal of new value-based care models is to slow the rate of increase in total cost of care and ensure that care is being delivered in the right place, at the right time, and by the right caregivers. These goals are met by balancing quality, cost, and patient experience.
There is a wide range of payment models which may include:
Value-based care models are impacting care across the continuum. This includes primary care, specialty care, and hospitals.
Examples of care models well suited for value-based care include:
To learn more about opportunities to establish a value-based contract with Premera, contact your provider network executive.
This article is first in a series dedicated to understanding value-based healthcare.
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