What is value-based payment and how will it address the opioid addiction crisis?

What is value-based payment and how will it address the opioid addiction crisis? Value-based payment models are emerging as a broader and more sustainable strategy to successfully implement a cascade treatment of care framework that is effective in addressing the opioid epidemic. Value-based payment models include provider accountability through incentives, quality measures, performance reports and quality improvement plans. Consequentially, this treatment model aims to provide better individual, community and population health outcomes and reduce health care costs.

Take a look at evidence of cost-effectiveness of value-based payment systems used in state Medicaid agencies and accountable care organizations (ACOs): https://www.healthaffairs.org/action/showDoPubSecure?doi=10.1377%2Fhblog...