While providers claim a number of reasons for their reluctance to shift to risk-based deals, Numerof & Associates’ Rita Numerof says there’s one key factor: a “deeply ingrained” business model.
Numerof in an article published on the American Journal of Managed Care writes that providers use “an inefficient business model that’s become so deeply ingrained, providers simply can’t fathom how else to do business.”
“This is quite problematic, as establishing healthcare leaders’ agreed-upon future — value-based care — will require a mindset shift of this very magnitude,” Numerof writes. “It will require us to abandon much smaller attempts to entice leaders to put more revenue at risk, and most importantly it will require widespread adoption of a market-based business model.”
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