2018 Healthcare Outlook

TREND #1: RE-EVALUATING VALUE -BASED INVESTMENTS

While the future of value-based contracting is murky, providers should stay the course on their value-based care journey. Here's why.

Medicare publicly expressed support for value-based models, but the endorsement is subject to interpretation.

But these investments aren't for naught...

Many providers, private payers, and even Medicare remain committed to the value-based care concept.

But these investments aren't for naught...

Many providers, private payers, and even Medicare remain committed to the value-based care concept.

BUT THESE INVESTMENTS AREN'T FOR NAUGHT...

Many providers, private payers, and even Medicare remain committed to the value-based care concept.

WHAT PROVIDERS NEED TO DO

GET FURTHER VALUE FROM VALUE-BASED INFRASTRUCTURE

Subheadline About the Benefits

Use investments to reduce unnecessary ER use and hospitalizations for Medicaid patients, uninsured4

LEVERAGE PRIMARY CARE for preventative measures (risk profiling, patient education)

DEVELOP PARTNERSHIPS outside care delivery continuum (community health organizations, congregations) to help people navigate care system, be proactive in their health

LEVERAGE PRIMARY CARE for preventative measures (risk profiling, patient education)

DEVELOP PARTNERSHIPS outside care delivery continuum (community health organizations, congregations) to help people navigate care system, be proactive in their health

Utilize value-based experience as a stepping stone to transition to such programs as Medicare Advantage.

See 2018 Healthcare Outlook Trend #2

Utilize value-based experience as a stepping stone to transition to such programs as Medicare Advantage.

See 2018 Healthcare Outlook Trend #2
  1. Medicare and Medicaid Need Innovation; The Wall Street Journal; 9.19.17.
  2. UnitedHealth, Aetna, Anthem Near 50% Value-Based Care Spending; Forbes; 2.2.17. 
  3. The 2017 ACO Survey; Health Affairs; 10.4.17. 
  4. Protecting your patients from Medicaid cuts: The highest and best use of your population health tools; Becker’s Hospital Review; 8.20.17.

Additional trend insights via LinkedIn: Re-evaluating Value-Based Investments

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