Lack of preparedness, mixed messages, delay shift to value-based care

The U.S. health care system continues to struggle in its transition from fee-for-service to  value-based care.
This challenge was illustrated in a recent survey by Quest Diagnostics of 300 primary care physicians that showed only 27% believed the health care system is value-based, while another 67% suggested the U.S. has a fee-for-service system.
“These results demonstrate one of the big things we’ve learned from the movement toward value-based care — that we’re not ready,” Alan Dow, MD, MSHA, Healio Family Medicine editorial board member and general internist

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