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Uncertain Reimbursement Environment Means Providers Must be Nimble

In response to the uncertain, yet inevitable, changes that are coming thanks to healthcare reform, Michigan-based CHE Trinity Health has made some modifications to its conventional business model.

1 comments on "Uncertain Reimbursement Environment Means Providers Must be Nimble"
David Morledge (8/19/2013 at 3:54 PM)

The greatest concern I have for all these shared risk models is that in addition to morbidity, there needs to be a cost for mortality. There is very little actual cost to healthcare systems for morality, and in a purely financially driven model, it would often be the best outcome. For instance, if a hospital has a statistically significant worse mortality rate for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, there needs be a clear fiscal consequence.