PRESS: Cost-Consciousness Dawning on Healthcare Providers

HealthLeaders

Published November 23, 2015

by Christopher Cheney

Cost-Consciousness Dawning on Healthcare Providers

The lines are blurring between payer and provider perspectives on total cost of care as healthcare’s payment model shifts from volume to value. Now, using a payer’s methodology, providers are mastering TCOC accounting.

For decades, commercial payers have been trying to track the total medical-services “spend” of individual beneficiaries and beneficiary cohorts on an annual basis.

Providers are catching up.

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