New federal program will help speed transition to value-based care

President Barack Obama this week officially launched the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network, a wide-reaching, public-private collaboration aimed to speed up the transition to value-based payment models. More than 2,800 payers, providers, employers, patients, states, consumer groups, consumers and other partners have registered to participate in the program since it was announced in January. The program is designed to further the Department of Health and Human Services' goal of shifting half of Medicare provider payments to alternative models by 2018, HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell said, by sharing best practices for value-based care. Read the full article at FierceHealthcare

 

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