Becker's Healthcare December 2, 2022
Naomi Diaz

Amazon, CVS and Walgreens are investing millions of dollars into primary care practices as part of a push to shift the U.S. healthcare system to a value-based care model, The Wall Street Journal reported Dec. 2. 

The healthcare disruptors have made headlines in recent months as their deals — One Medical, Signify Health and Summit Health — are shifting the way the $4 trillion healthcare market operates. 

Right now, the healthcare market mostly operates as a fee-for-service model, but these deals are putting an emphasis on value-based care, according to the Journal. The value-based care model pays patients for staying healthy, while the fee-for service model pays medical providers for each service performed. 

The fee-for-service model has been criticized for...

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