The various value-based payment models present a significant opportunity for health centers to increase revenues and demonstrate their value. However, these opportunities increase risk health center leaders need to recognize and understand how to navigate. This session will discuss the legal, financial, and operational aspects of risk; the importance of risk in value-based payment models; and strategies health centers can use when approaching these contracts. As part of this session, panelists will discuss how attribution, the process of assigning patients to a primary care physician in a population health program, is an essential element of risk when considering new care delivery and payment methodologies.
- Understand the basics of risk in the context of different payment arrangements.
- Evaluate your internal processes and data to determine your health center's strengths and weaknesses.
- Identify strategies health centers can use when approaching value-based contracts.