Health care purchasers are moving toward value-driven systems of service delivery and payment, as evidenced by current strategies of Medicaid, Medicare, health plans, and employers. Generally speaking, purchasers are challenging providers to advance the ‘triple aim‘ of better health, better care, and lower per capita costs. The emerging framework for meeting this challenge is population health management focused on clinical excellence and community health improvement. Community Health Centers can and do deliver triple aim value that should place them in strong competitive position. The challenge is to prove this value with data, and communicate it with clarity.
Scan the resources below for evidence of the new value imperative for purchasers.