Over half of healthcare payments last year were made through value-based reimbursement models, with most of those payments tied to some degree of financial risk, according to the latest data from the Health Care Payment & Learning Action Network (LAN). This year’s “APM Measurement Effort” found that just 40.6 percent of payments across public and private payers were strictly fee-for-service. Meanwhile, 18.1 percent of payments had some link to quality and value. Slightly more payments this year were tied to more meaningful value-based reimbursement efforts, with 31.7 percent of payments from alternative payment models (APMs) with upside-only or upside and downside financial risk for appropriate care and 9.6 percent from population-based payment arrangements.
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