In Focus: Physician-Led Efforts to Promote Value

Physicians are proposing new ways of delivering and paying for care that take aim at a key shortcoming of the nation’s fee-for-service system: lack of payment for some high-value services. Their condition-specific models encourage adherence to evidence-based guidelines and reductions in avoidable hospitalizations and testing that has little benefit.  Finding payer support for these models has proven challenging for some despite evidence of cost savings or improved health outcomes.


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