Value-Based Payment in Healthcare in 2017 – Who will lead? |naviHealth

Value-based payment is likely to survive under the Trump administration, though who leads these initiatives and how they are structured may change.

“Healthcare systems will still want to think about that transition from volume to value,” said Derek Feeley, CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

What’s less clear is who will take on developing, testing and implementing alternative payment models given the possibility that Republicans will move to eliminate or limit the authority of the CMS Innovation Center.

HHS secretary-nominee Dr. Tom Price has called for the CMS to “cease all current and future planned mandatory initiatives under the CMMI.”

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