Value-based reimbursement (VBR) in behavioral health is gaining momentum. In a recent Open Minds survey, one third of specialty provider organizations are participating in a VBR program and 71% report having contracts with ACOs and managed care plans. This is a growing trend that will continue.
A follow up question was “What will executives need have a successful VBR program in the coming years?”
The top 2 answers were centered around technology.
- More and better data management and reporting for managing VBR contracts
- A technology infrastructure that supports VBR