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4 Strategies for Strengthening the Payer-Provider Relationship

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Susan Richards
Director of Risk Adjustment & Coding Education
December 5, 2022

This article was originally posted on MedCity News’ website on December 6, 2022 here.

According to a HealthSparq survey of 100 hospitals and health systems, 92% of providers want greater collaboration with health plans — believing this will lead to improved patient outcomes and reduced cost of care.

Although payers and providers share the same goal of providing the highest quality of patient care while lowering costs, historically, federal payment models under which providers have been reimbursed for their services haven’t been aligned with those for payers. Thus, this mismatch hasn’t been conducive to helping either side achieve this desired result.

To read more, visit our article on MedCity News here.