Value Based Care

Disparities in Cancer Care: Has Precision Medicine Widened the Gap?

April 22nd 2021, 5:44pm

Article

Stopping the Flood: Reducing Harmful Cascades of Care

April 22nd 2021, 4:00pm

Article

Reducing cascades while maintaining our commitment to high-quality care requires equipping patients and clinicians with the information, tools, and support to embrace uncertainty.

Optimizing Interoperability of Administrative, Clinical Data to Accelerate Value-Based Payment Transition

April 12th 2021, 8:03pm

Video

Several barriers continue to impede the transition to value-based payment, particularly administrative and clinical data connectivity, transparency of quality metrics and quality measures, and prioritization of social determinants of health.

VBID Can Be a Tool to Address Health Care Affordability Concerns of Consumers

March 17th 2021, 8:29pm

Article

A panel of experts provided consumer insights into value-based insurance design (VBID) and how the COVID-19 pandemic may have changed consumer behaviors in a way that VBID may be able to address as the country emerges from the pandemic.

Early Adopters of VBID Sought to Remove Barriers to High-Value Care

March 17th 2021, 1:30pm

Article

A desire to remove barriers to high-value care and provide services that would improve health and quality of life drove early adopters of value-based insurance design (VBID).

Imagining a World Without Low-Value Services: Progress, Barriers, and the Path Forward

March 17th 2021, 1:00pm

Article

Clinician-, patient-, and research-focused initiatives are needed to reduce the delivery of low-value care services that contribute to financial, clinical, and psychological harm for patients.

20 Years of VBID Policy Achievements and How to Continue Progress

March 14th 2021, 5:00pm

Article

A panel of policy experts, including employees of the previous 2 administrations and a former lobbyist for health plans, discusses achievements of value-based insurance design and how to take the concept to the next level.

How the National Quality Forum Plans to Measure Telehealth Quality, Value

March 2nd 2021, 4:15pm

Podcast

On this episode of Managed Care Cast, we speak with Sheri Winsper, the senior vice president for quality measurement at the National Quality Forum, to discuss how the forum plans to devise national telehealth quality metrics.

Contributor: Sharpening All the Tools in the Value Assessment Toolbox

February 21st 2021, 1:00pm

Article

A German-style fair value/pricing committee may be in the works for the United States. However, government payers still have work to do before implementing a value assessment system.

Experts Outline Medicaid Challenges, Potential Reforms

February 19th 2021, 9:00pm

Article

As Medicaid is a federated program between states and the federal government, it has historically been difficult for innovation to spread state to state, hindering any comparison of quality metrics.