Consistent with WCHQ’s mission to support activities that lead to high-quality, affordable health care, the WCHQ Board approved a “value acceleration” initiative that will be facilitated by WCHQ staff and be adaptable to all member organizations. Read the full brief here.
The Affordability of Health Care is a Pressing Issue
The issue among purchasers, payers, employers and consumers is that health care has become unaffordable. The cost of care for the patient is a concern for health care providers, too, who are being asked to help find a solution. Following months of research, planning and multi-disciplinary stakeholder meetings, the Board approved a strategy and asked WCHQ staff to create a framework for evaluating proposals that would improve the affordability of health care.