The Cost of Learning: Participating in APMs Despite Projected Financial Losses
This article explores Northwestern Medicine’s decision to participate in a Medicare alternative payment model (APM) despite projected losses.
Building Trust Can Improve American Healthcare
The promise of high-quality, affordable care aligning with the individual needs of patients remains elusive. Increasingly, the missing ingredient seems obvious: trust.
The Case for Decoupling Chronic Disease Care From Insurance and Restructuring How We Pay for It
For many Americans, chronic care is not integrated or effectively managed by insurers. Another entity should be designated to bundle this care inexpensively.
Achieving a Culture of Health: Steps for Engaging State Government
Based on findings from a 2-state exploratory study, the authors articulate research-informed action steps for promoting state government roles in the pursuit of a culture of health.
Current Value-Based Care Models Need Greater Emphasis on Specialty Care
This article provides an overview of the impact of specialty care and the opportunity for it to leapfrog primary care as a lead focus for accountable care.
Implementation Variation in Natural Experiments of State Health Policy Initiatives
This paper presents a method to characterize policy implementation across states to enable more nuanced impact assessments of federal healthcare delivery system and payment reforms.
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