Innovations in health care technology like remote monitoring, telecommunication, and care delivery technologies have been developed in recent years and make delivering healthcare at home possible.
We take a look at Arkansas’ provider-led network as a groundbreaking new model for Medicaid consumers. Their whole-person approach is a true example of what value-based care can offer consumers and providers.
Tennessee has built a strong structure for their Medicaid-managed long-term services and supports community with a program they launched in 2010 called CHOICES. Their program has been revered for its flexibility, high quality, and consumer-first approach.
Iowa’s IA Health Link launch left both providers and consumers frustrated by putting their budget before the quality of care. We analyze the missteps they took after setting unrealistic timelines for the work that needed to be done. Their MLTSS program continues to serve as a learning tool for other state’s roll outs.
First up in our review of value-based purchasing in managed care MLTSS programs is Arizona. The program has gone through a variety of upgrades and changes.
Break Through Value-Based Payments Pay for Performance – An Opportunity for Self-Direction in HCBS THE VBP Blog Roughly a year ago we did a blog on Payment for Performance that took a look at the second step in the Value-Based Continuum. Pay for Performance (P4P) is the model that sets metrics to incentivize providers to achieve, advance, and exceed through their quality of care. We talked about the pros – sustainable metrics can lead to higher quality care – and the cons – lower social-economic status areas will have inevitable bad outcomes and thus receive less funding. The P4P model is undoubtedly the longest standing and fastest growing above its counterparts in shared savings, bundling, and shared risk models. In… Read More »Pay for Performance – An Opportunity for Self-Direction in HCBS