The road to accountable care and value-based payment is a long one, chock full of obstacles along the way. But there are key checkpoints on the journey.
URAC’s Clinical Integration Accreditation standards address how to best position your organization to achieve success in a value-based economy, including governance, alignment, care coordination, and integrated infrastructure. Here are the top four things you need to know for clinical integration success:
1. Leadership and Governance
Oversight by clinical leaders is critical. This role assures provider acceptance of performance goals, compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, and promotion of evidence-based medicine. Financial sustainability and clinical transformation go hand-in-hand. At its core, the Clinically Integrated Network is market driven.