SPOTLIGHT: Coalition urges health plans to pay PCPs for value, not volume

Here's an idea that has been talked about for years, but seemingly is becoming more mainstream of late. A national healthcare quality coalition has started urging payers to change the way they compensate primary care physicians, increasing payments when they improve outcomes for patients rather than on the volume of services they deliver. This approach, the coalition says, is a first step in building incentives for a patient medical home. Article

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