“We have providers all the time saying, ‘I want a value-based contract.’ But when you ask them why, they have no idea.” — Chasity Howell, Vice President of Provider Relations for Indiana Medicaid MCO MDWise
“Value-based care really is a shift in the paradigm. Providers deliver care on an individual patient level. Now, we’re asking them to deliver care at a population health level. This is where practices need to change how they operate.” — Dr. Nancy Klotz, Chief Medical Officer of third-party administrator Brighton Health Plan Solutions.
These quotes from the HealthLeaders Payer NOW Summit capture the abiding challenge of value-based care: what it actually means, how to deliver it, and how providers can embed preventive care in VBC models. Read on for more highlights from the panel: Preventive Health: Coverage and Reimbursement on the Chopping Block?