Private Payers Lead Charge Toward Value-Based Care

October 1, 2020

Xtelligent Healthcare media has revealed results from a new survey showing that private payers are more likely than public payers to participate in value-based reimbursement models. The survey, Payer Perceptions of Value-Based Care, outlines the opportunities and challenges inherent in provider-payer relationships during value-based contracting.

“Fee-for-service has always been the way healthcare is delivered. When you look purely from a business standpoint, there is no incentive for the physician to have the patient get better,” said a senior clinical consultant at a national managed care organization during qualitative follow-up. “I know that’s not true. Physicians always want patients to get better.”

The report focuses on four themes: value-based care models, providers resources for assisting payers in value-based care efforts, payer confidence in provider partnerships, and the effect of COVID-19 on provider partnerships. Read more here.

(Source: Emily Sokol, RevCycle Intelligence, September 29, 2020)


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