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.