A Managed Care Expert Looks at the Challenges Facing Providers As They Plunge into Risk

As the leaders of hospitals, medical groups, and health systems plunge into value-based contracting, the challenges of strategizing around downside risk are becoming more complex

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Rob Barras, VP of Health Solutions, spoke with Healthcare Innovation about the current landscape around risk-based and value-based contracting and the resulting challenges faced by providers. 

"When you look at ACOs and providers trying to ramp up their data analytics capabilities for value-based contracting, and the challenges facing them, were you surprised at all by the industry’s reaction to CMS’s deadline announcement two weeks ago?" asks Barras. In the more than 10 years he has worked at CTG, he has seen all kinds of trends. Get the inside scoop in this interview. 

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