Source: Commonwealth Fund, June 2, 2016
On June 2, 2016, The Commonwealth Fund, Healthcare: the Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation, and The University of Pennsylvania hosted an event at the National Press Club, in Washington, D.C., that explored how leading policymakers, health system executives, and payers are crafting innovative incentive programs to support value-based models of care. The event, MACRA-Economics: Nudging Physicians Toward Value, focused on programs at three regional health systems—Advocate Healthcare in Chicago, Baptist Health System in San Antonio, and Partners HealthCare in Boston—and consider how insights from behavioral economics are shaping new models of provider incentives. Speakers from Penn were Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D. and Amol Navathe, M.D., Ph.D.
Ezekiel Emanuel, former White House health care advisor, spoke at this year's annual Behavioral Economics and Health Symposium held on June 6th. In an excerpt from his talk on health care reform, he discusses how "push back" altered the regulations for Accountable Care Organizations.