Aligning Incentives in Medicaid: How CO, MN, and VT Are Reforming Care Delivery and Payment to Improve Health and Lower Costs

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This brief reports on the lessons and strategies of three states – Colorado, Minnesota, and Vermont – in their innovative health care payment and delivery system reforms. These states are pursuing different models for reform, but they have the same goal of aligning incentives between health care payers and providers to better coordinate care, enhance prevention and disease management, reduce avoidable utilization and total costs, and improve health outcomes.

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Date: Mar 2013
Author: S. Silow-Carroll, J.N. Edwards, and D. Rodin