Providers Say Commercial Payers are Unwilling to Share Risk

October 19, 2016

This article originally appeared at Modern Healthcare (http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20161012/NEWS/161019970?utm_source=modernhealthcare&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20161012-NEWS-161019970&utm_campaign=financedaily) on Oct. 12, 2016. 


“Folks are eager to move into commercial risk-bearing contracts for the purposes of MACRA, and it is slow going in many, many markets,” said Bryan Smith, principal at Premier, referring to Medicare’s new physician incentive payment system. While there is some movement toward value-based arrangements and contracts, to be successful, the contracts need to include requirements for sharing data, among other things,” he said.

 

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