Survey findings shed light on how social determinants of health affect healthcare utilization rates and consumers interest in social program offerings.
Value-based care models are becoming increasingly important for health systems. Implemented well, they can improve system economics, enhance care quality and outcomes, and strengthen physician alignment.
The Medicaid program has experienced significant changes since 2010, when the Affordable Care Act was passed. Five trends are likely to affect how the program will change over the next five to ten years.
Healthcare is a key component of the US economy, but healthcare spending increases consistently outstrips GDP growth. Improving productivity in healthcare delivery could change this dynamic without harming patient care.