Payments ASCEND Today, providers are challenged to navigate the transition to value-based payments while operating in a fee-for-service environment. Although providers appreciate the need to commit resources, they want to make wise investments that move their organizations forward without getting too far ahead. Just as Sherpa Tenzing Norgay supported Sir Edmund Hillary in reaching Everest’s summit, PYA can guide your organization on its path forward. ASCEND: Outfitting for Value-Based Payments is our suite of products providing critical competencies for value-based payments. For each product, our experienced team has designed a scope of work, created a project plan, and defined performance measures. We understand the climb will be different for each organization, and thus each product stands on its own. The products you select will be customized to your organization’s specific circumstances. What lies ahead are not obstacles, but opportunities. PYA can guide you to your summit.