The U.S. health care system’s fee-for-service model has created misaligned incentives that encourage more — not better — care. Paying providers based on their ability to keep their patients healthy ensures that everyone is working toward the same goal. This issue brief outlines how shifting from volume to value-based care can improve health outcomes, lower costs and improve patient satisfaction.
Making Health Care Better
ACHP is the voice of a unique approach in health care today, one that puts the patient at the center with plans and clinical teams collaborating to improve health outcomes and reduce costs. Our advocacy focuses on providing policymakers with tested solutions, rooted in a model that is proven to deliver better value for patients, employers and taxpayers.