Online Program

Integrating population health into delivery system reform

Saturday, November 2, 2013 : 10:57 a.m. - 11:09 a.m.

James Hester Jr., PhD, Consultant, Burlington, VT
The transition of the US healthcare delivery system from a payment model based on volume to one based on value offers the prospect of creating a more sustainable payment model that rewards improvements in population health. This session will first provide an overview of current payment reform initiatives at the federal and state level which are intended to transform the care system and drive Triple Aim outcomes. It concludes with an assessment of the opportunities and threats created by the challenges of trying to integrate population health into delivery system reform

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Identify the key barriers to implementing a payment model for population for population health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was the Acting Director of the Population Health Models Group at the Innovation Center (CMMI) for CMS and have been active in health reform and population health for almost four decades.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.