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Building Meaningful Incentives in Value-Based Contracts Building Meaningful Incentives in Value-Based Contracts Laura Ramos Hegwer Feb 10, As value-based contracts become more prevalent in health care, many organizations are experimenting with innovative strategies to ensure quality and financial incentives align properly.
Years ago, contracting primarily was left to the contracting department. Yet since the advent of value-based payment contracts, healthcare organizations increasingly have relied on multidisciplinary teams to help shape the design of these programs, including how quality and financial incentives are aligned.
One reason is that providers are wary of repeating the same mistakes they made in the past. Emory Healthcare Find the right structure. Emory Healthcare Network, which includes 1, physicians and six hospitals, moved from contracting via a clinically integrated network CIN to a commercial accountable care organization ACO model in The ACO demonstrated a 25 percent improvement on 37 quality metrics collectively and cut medical costs by 3 percent in CY The health system is piloting a similar program with Aetna that includes 17, members.
To cascade the goals of its population-based contracts down to its physician practices, Emory Healthcare Network has created a tiered incentive plan. Ten percent of the bonus for primary care physicians hinges on overall ACO performance.
Pursue a solution for specialists. Although the incentives are still somewhat broad for specialists, leaders at Emory Healthcare Network are in discussions with payers regarding how they can structure their metrics more accurately using electronic health record EHR data.
The organization also has shared savings arrangements with many managed care companies, including Humana, Aetna, and Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Rich Miller, senior vice president, payer relations and contract development, and his team have developed an extensive template for evaluating every proposed population health arrangement.
When reviewing a contract, some of the questions they consider include: What is the proposed member attribution model?
What are the opportunities to mitigate risk? For example, is there an outlier provision or a risk-adjustment provision? Are there minimum savings thresholds? What are the measurement periods?
How are baselines and targets determined? Two years ago, Northwell Health also formed a multidisciplinary pay-for-performance task force at the health system level to provide feedback on quality performance measures included in value-based contracts.
Most members are physicians, although some are leaders from finance, IT, and provider network operations. Develop a preferred list of measures.The shift from volume-based to value-based health care is inevitable. Although that trend is happening slowly in some communities, payers are increasingly basing reimbursements on the quality of care provided, not just the number and type of procedures.
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