Prior to beginning work on this discussion, review your textbook chapters and other required readings for this week: Implementing value-based payment reform: A conceptual framework and case examples, The Future of Capitation: The Physician Role in Managing Change in Practice (Links to an external site.), How to pay for health care: Bundled payments will finally unleash the competition that patients want, and The 8 Basic Payment Methods in Health Care. Be sure to also read the Insurance Model Quiz Show from your textbook in the Summary and Resources section.
There are four specific reimbursement methods in our health care system. For this discussion, you will write your initial post on one of the four methods as assigned (see the table below). Address the following in your initial post:
- Explain why your method of reimbursement is the best method for the U.S. health care system.
- Identify how this reimbursement model has evolved.
- Determine how this reimbursement model has positively influenced cost, quality, and access of care.
Your original post should be at least 250 words using at least two scholarly sources supporting your viewpoint. For assistance, review the Understanding Insurance Models (Links to an external site.) game in the Chapter 3 Summary section of your textbook.
Reimbursement MethodLast NameFee-for-serviceStudent last name begins with A, E, H, O, V, YCapitationStudent last name begins with B, I, L, N, P, W, ZPay-for-PerformanceStudent last name begins with C, G, J, M, Q, S,Value-BasedStudent last name begins with D, F, K, R, T, U, X