By Sarah C. Threnhauser

In creating proposed models for value-based reimbursement of specialty provider organizations, one of the goals of our team is to link specialty provider organization "performance" to the total cost of consumer care. This is a bigger goal—but also provides a bigger role for specialty provider organizations in the health care system since behavioral health and long-term care services together are only about 15% of the total health care spend. I was reminded of this while reading our recent article about the cost of chronic health care conditions—of which the direct and indirect costs of chronic illness total $3.7 trillion, or…
Content Restricted

This article is reserved for members with an active membership. Please register for a Free Membership to view this resource.

Login to access The OPEN MINDS Circle Library. Not a member? Create your free account now!