Moving to Value-Based Care in North Carolina

Published January 9, 2020


Health care costs are a serious concern and challenge for policymakers, health care payers, the business community, and the general public. As spending on health care continues to rise, many sectors have a vested interest in understanding what drives costs, as well as in identifying effective ways to slow cost growth while improving health outcomes. This issue brief will discuss trends in health care spending, define alternative payment models, and identify several examples of efforts to implement these models across our state.