Healthcare value-based purchasing continues despite uncertainty

May 30, 2017

Despite a possible Affordable Care Act repeal, healthcare executives still plan to stay the course with value-based purchasing implementation and healthcare cost reduction initiatives, according to an article on the RevCycle Intelligence website.

The executives do plan to slow major capital investments in response to political and legislative instability, a recent BDC Advisors survey reported.

The healthcare market has many of the same characteristics and challenges as it did in 2011: Cost growth is an issue, quality and value are ongoing concerns and breaking even on government programs is a challenge, the report said.

As a result, healthcare executives do not plan to significantly change their short-term provider responses from the past seven years.

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