Payment Reform to Improve Healthcare: Ways to Move Forward02 March 2011
This white paper states that a value-based healthcare system, where consumers pay for value instead of volume, offers potential to slow the growth of healthcare costs.
It explains prominent payment reform proposals, such as rewarding the delivery of primary care, bundling payments for episodes of care and moving medical practices into integrated health delivery organisations.
It identifies that slowing the growth in healthcare costs requires a transformation in the delivery of healthcare delivery, and the path to that transformation lies in payment reform.
Payment Reform to Improve Healthcare: Ways to Move Forward