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40+ states pursuing value-based care payment programs — 4 facts

A study, commissioned by Change Healthcare, found 40-plus states are pursuing value-based payment programs, with 15 multipayer initiatives throughout the states.

Here are some key takeaways:

1. Twenty-three states have value-based targets or mandates payers and providers are attempting to meet.

2. Exactly 17 states have adopted or are considering adopting ACOs or ACO-like entities.

3. Twelve states have or are considering implementing episodes of care programs.

4. Only seven states have little or no value-based payment model activity.

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