Speech Targeting Contracting Success Through Integration and Benchmarking

Targeting Contracting Success Through Integration and Benchmarking

Federal and state payment reforms are driving physician/hospital integration for the purpose of managing bundled payments and creating accountable care organizations, among other initiatives. This presentation provides an overview and summary of ECG’s recent survey of California hospitals’ and health systems’ integration activities and plans with physicians, completed in conjunction with Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C. It also relates the survey’s findings to the migration toward integration, as well as prevailing and emerging alignment strategies, and reviews specific examples of alignment initiation.