McKesson Health Solutions, along with research firm ORC International, released the 2014 State of Value-Based Reimbursement study. It is the result of a survey of 464 healthcare payers and hospitals. The results are eye-opening as the survey aimed to answer several questions including: how are payers/providers reacting to industry, how far along are they, what reimbursement models are being used and how are they aligning with value-based platforms?
One of the most important findings of the survey is that payers and providers expect value-based reimbursement to overtake fee-for-service by the year 2020. However, there are obstacles when it comes to integrating these models with other systems and value-based reimbursement will push the next-generation of healthcare IT. Read more here.