Although the federal government is moving full speed ahead to value-based payments, many hospitals are reluctant to leave behind fee-for-service and are taking a “wait-and-see” approach. But industry experts warn that organizations that don’t move forward with the transition to value-based care will be left behind.
It won’t be an easy road. Most hospitals will take a financial hit at first, but the long-term benefits include improved quality of care, better use of clinician time and a positive effect on the organization’s culture.
Potential topics include:
- Recent legislation that will impact payments
- Common pitfalls to avoid
- Successful alternative payment models