How To Ensure COVID-19 Doesn’t Delay Value-Based Care

COVID-19 threatens our health care system in the present but also risks its future by delaying the adoption of value-based care. The longer we proceed under pure fee-for-service models, the longer health care costs will spiral with limited improvements in quality. To prevent this trend, we suggest supporting  the adoption and existence of ACOs; creating opportunities for new value-based payments; and preventing the loss of value-based opportunities via private equity or large hospital network acquisitions. These recommendations will help ensure our hospitals focus aggressively on what matters the most: value for their patients.

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