Lansky Mulls Medicare for All’s Implications on Value

January 14, 2020

David Lansky, former CEO of the Pacific Business Group on Health, in a recent Health Affairs blog post considers whether “Medicare for All” proposals could help introduce more value to the U.S. health system.

“By ensuring that most payments include an incentive to care for a defined population over time —whether identified by condition, procedure, or enrollment — Warren’s plan ensures that providers will not be able to persist in profitable and poorly coordinated fee-for-service niches and will have to compete on quality, service, and efficiency to attract patients,” Lansky writes, highlighting Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s “Medicare for All” proposal.

To read the full blog post on Health Affairs, click here.

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