The market shift toward value-based care presents unprecedented opportunities and challenges for the US health care system. Instead of rewarding volume, new value-based payment models reward better results in terms of cost, quality, and outcome measures for health care providers (which includes hospitals and physicians), health plans, and life science companies. These largely untested models have the potential to upend health care stakeholders' traditional patient care and business models.
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To learn more about how different routes to value-based payment models may get you to your destination, download the Deloitte report “The Road to Value-Based Care".