The Journey to Value-based Reimbursement

July 3, 2014

As the healthcare industry moves to value-based reimbursement, it faces a number of challenges, Matthew Zubiller from McKesson said at the Healthcare Financial Management Association's national meeting in Las Vegas.

As the healthcare industry moves to value-based reimbursement, it faces a number of challenges, Matthew Zubiller, vice president and general manager for decision management at McKesson, said at the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s national meeting in Las Vegas.

Moving to value-based reimbursement is going to be a journey, he added.

“As we progress, I think it’s really key that hospitals, providers, and health plans really take a leadership role in being able to be the change they want to see, to be able to tackle the cost inherent in the healthcare system today,” he said. “If they can do so, the results they show will bring down the total cost of care, which enables us to address the quality issues today.”