Through the readings this week you have seen how the cost of healthcare has escalated. With the aging population, the federal government will be paying for more healthcare as the aging Baby Boomers move to retirement age.
For this week’s discussion theme research and discuss how risk-based contracting will help to improve quality and reduce cost. Why do you believe value-based healthcare is important for the U.S. Healthcare Sector?
Use the materials in the classroom and do your own research to support your opinion. You must use a minimum of 2 credible source from class material.
- U.S. Health Care Spending: Who Pays?
- Medicare Payment Policy’s Historical Role in Shaping of the U.S. Health Care and the Quest for Control
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Move Payment From Volume to Value
- Survey of Health Care Consumers