Two-Sided Risk is Coming — Here’s How Healthcare Providers Can Prepare Last Updated: October 3, 2017
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Becker’s Hospital Review: As healthcare providers continue to build alternative payment models and transition to value-based care, government and commercial payers are more often requiring providers to assume greater levels of risk. “Medicare is a driving force in the national movement toward two-sided risk, but now state Medicaid programs, commercial health plans and even major employers are adopting the model,” says Joe Damore, vice president of population health management at Charlotte, N.C.-based Premier Inc., a healthcare improvement company. “Providers participating in these models are industry leaders in delivering value-based care. They recognize that success will come from improved outcomes, organizational efficiencies and integrated clinical processes across the continuum.”

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