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Physicians increasingly are participating in value-based payment programs, but a new survey finds many believe the complexities and risks outweigh the rewards. Revenue cycle and claims clearinghouse vendor Availity sponsored a survey that research firm Decision Analyst conducted, selecting a random sample of physicians across the nation, with 324 practice-based physicians and 216 facility-based physicians responding.
<B>Tough to Navigate</B>
More than three-quarters of responding physicians participate in at least one value-based payment model in addition to fee-for-service, and more than 60 percent consider themselves somewhat knowledgeable about the value models. But only a quarter think the models make it easy to understand, track and project revenue, and four out of five need additional staff and time to manage the models.