Provider Incentive Strategies Can Help Reduce Costs and Improve Overall Health


July 8, 2020

Health Action Council understands that employers are looking for ways to reduce costs and improve overall health. One strategy is outlined in their new Provider Incentives Insight Brief.


"We have identified some of the most popular provider incentive models, the strengths and weaknesses of these models, and questions you can use to ask your brokers, consultants, and plan administrators," said Patty Starr, President and CEO of Health Action Council.

"Employers can learn about these value-based models and the outcomes the kinds of questions you should be asking about to ensure you are leveraging every tool in their arsenal to reduce costs and improve overall health." 

The brief covers a myriad of topics, including:

  • Fee schedule
  • Capitation
  • Incremental payment models
  • Bundled payments for episodic care
  • Diagnosis related groups (DRGS)
  • Global budgets
  • Global capitation


About Health Action Council
Health Action Council is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) organization representing mid and large-size employers that enhances human and economic health through thought leadership, innovative services, and collaboration. It provides value to its members by facilitating projects that improve the quality and moderate the cost of healthcare purchased by its members for their employees, dependents, and retirees.

Health Action Council also collaborates with key stakeholders - health plans, physicians, hospitals, and the pharmaceutical industry - to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare in the community.

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