Azar Pushes Value-Based Care, CMMI; Says ACOs Underwhelming

March 07, 2018
HHS Secretary Alex Azar told hospital officials that Accountable Care Organizations have produced underwhelming results, but he promised that the Trump administration will be more successful than its predecessors in achieving value-based care. HHS aims to put patients in charge of their health data, give patients more useful information, use Medicare and Medicaid as levers to transform the broader health care system and get the government out of the way, Azar said. The HHS chief said a web of negotiated...

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