How does MBGH impact the delivery system?
Memphis Business Group on Health works to create an environment that supports members in their value-based purchasing efforts. In doing so, MBGH works with Tennessee hospitals, physicians, health plans, community and government leaders to push for healthcare delivery system reform. Key elements of reform include public reporting of quality and cost; alignment of payment with quality and cost; and alignment of health benefits with desired outcomes.
Through MBGH’s efforts and leadership, information is now publicly available for:
Payment alignment: MBGH works with Tennessee health plans, hospitals and physicians to:
- Drive health plans to implement performance-based payment methodologies through eValue8
- Implement pilot pay for performance programs to support hospital efforts making progress on the Leapfrog “leaps”
- Evaluate new payment approaches for physicians, such as Bridges to Excellence or the Patient Centered Medical Home