As health care costs continue to rise, businesses and consumers are demanding better value and lower costs. Over the next decade, the rules of the reimbursement game are set to change. Fee-for-service medicine will likely be eclipsed by models of payment that are based on outcomes rather than volume. Physicians will need to shift the way they practice in order to balance the requirements of new payment systems.
While federal reform will push changes in payment, physicians shouldn’t be lulled by the potential for repeal
or slowing of the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). As you will read
in the next few pages, many of these changes already are underway, both in Colorado and across the country. Your business model is changing – are you?
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