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In April 2017, health plan executives and primary care physicians with a private practice and an affiliation with a hospital were surveyed on their views about value-based care. Here’s what they said:
of respondents said the transition to value-based care will continue.
of respondents said the United States actually has a value-based healthcare system … the majority think fee-for-service is still the name of the game.
of physicians say they have the needed tools to succeed under value-based care, up from 29% in 2016.
of respondents said payer-provider alignment is more important to value-based care than ever before.
of health plan executives said EHRs have everything physicians need.
of physicians agreed the EHRs have everything they need.
of physician respondents indicated they’d be willing to spend more time using technology tools if their EHRs could give more insights unique to their patients.
of health plan executives noted that a co-investment in HIT by payers and providers could speed up value-based care adoption.
Source: Quest Diagnositics and Inovalon