In an era when the uninsured rate has dropped to 16.3%, it is clear that health care providers are beginning to embrace the goal of value at the senior management and board levels. However, the current regulatory environment is hindering the advancement of value. Here are a few examples of obstacles that stand in the way of advancing the value agenda.
Value-based care is becoming more commonplace in the US health care industry. Many health care organizations are moving towards this type of payment model to reduce costs and improve quality. However, the transition is not always easy. Some hospitals and health systems are already well on their way, while others are preparing to make the change.