A Selected Case Study in Healthcare Innovation and Transformation
Looking Beyond Fee for Service
by Rachel Regan
Program Description: Until now, experiments using alternative payment methods to meet similar objectives have shown mixed results. Wisconsin’s Statewide Value Committee (SVC), a multi-stakeholder group working to accelerate the improvement of the healthcare system, began new discussions to engage key industry players on the topic of payment reform.
In early 2014, the Alliance, a business coalition of self-insured employers and member of the SVC, raised its hand to be part of a payment experiment. SVC leadership and the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value, an education institute focused on creating value in healthcare through delivery and payment reform and data transparency, gathered thoughtful, action-oriented leaders across stakeholder groups in order to understand payment from all angles. It was important to include stakeholders who would challenge each other in lively discussion so that the best ideas would be generated. A critical element to the success of the project was…
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