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Time to Revamp Primary Health Care?
Will bundled payments lead to restructuring of our primary care healthcare delivery system? Healthleaders has a great article discussing the vision for healthcare delivery system reengineering proposed by Thomas H. Lee, MD, the network president of Partners Healthcare and Michael E. Porter, PhD, Bishop William University Professor at the Harvard Business School. The two advocate for a revamping of our understanding of “primary care” doing away with the distinction between primary and specialty care in favor of an integrated care delivery model focused on patients. Lee and Porter propose grouping patients into categories and matching comprehensive physician services with patients. They promote embracing the bundled payment method of payment by insurers to provide incentive for these comprehensive services. The article specifically identifies several groups, including CareMore, as having already begun to transition into this coordinated care model.
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