Population Health ASCEND ASCEND: Outfitting for Value-Based Payments - Page 47

Primary Care Practice Innovation Challenges PYA Services • Growing demand for appropriate value-based primary care payments • Purposely position primary care practices to lead population health efforts • Mounting frustration with expectations for managing population health • Implement risk stratification and population health tools in physician practices • Increasing clinician and consumer dissatisfaction with eight-minute office visit • Adopt care management strategies to manage high-cost, high-risk patients • Lacking patient engagement in healthy lifestyles and behavior • Embrace patient-centered primary care strategies, including Patient-Centered Medical Home certification • Failing to address patients’ behavioral health needs • Integrate behavioral health services into primary care practices • Escalating physician and staff burnout threatens access to care • Pursue alternative payment methodologies such as Direct Primary Care contracting opportunities Transforming primary care practices to achieve better patient care, improved outcomes, smarter spending, and increased clinician satisfaction 23