Fierce Healthcare January 13, 2020
Emad Rizk

The problem is that the reward for success under value-based models is too far separated from the action, Cotiviti’s Emad Rizk writes.

As healthcare leaders look to the year ahead, many predict that this will be the year the training wheels come off value-based care. This is not a new priority, but the move from value-based theory to practice remains one of the industry’s top challenges.

Healthcare costs are expected to rise by 6% in 2020, largely driven by increased prices, not utilization. Even as more states mandate value-based care for Medicaid and Medicare expands bundled payment options, making meaningful progress toward improved quality at reduced cost has taken longer than expected.

The problem is that the reward for success under...