Modern Healthcare January 23, 2017
Dave Barkholz

Half of healthcare systems are getting some or most of their reimbursement as part of value-based payments that put providers at risk for the cost and quality of care, KPMG reports in a new survey.

Based on the response of 86 participants, 36% said they receive some reimbursement from value-based contracts, while 14% said they get most of their reimbursement that way, the survey found.

Another 26% said they are planning to enter value-based payment arrangements in the next one to three years with only 7% of the organizations saying they would not.

The remaining 17% of healthcare organizations said they don’t require value-based payments as they remain rooted in fee-for-service, said KPMG partner Joe Kuehn.

“Various parts of the country...