January 12, 2018 Media

Trump admin’s new bundle bid shows value-based care’s staying power

Healthcare Dive, Shannon Muchmore, January 12, 2018

Debates over ACA policies have come to a head with the GOP in charge of Congress and the White House, but bipartisan support for moving away from fee-for-service models has held relatively steady.

Advocates of value-based payment reform breathed a sigh of relief this week when CMS announced a new bundled payment model — a year into a Trump administration that has otherwise set the healthcare industry on edge.While debate over the Affordable Care Act is still raging with Republicans controlling Congress and the White House, bipartisan support for MACRA and the movement away from fee-for-service models has held relatively steady.