Currently, healthcare operates under a fee-for-service basis which may inhibit efficient doctor-patient communication. In an effort to change the way healthcare is delivered and paid for, building a system revolved around rewarding those who keep patients healthy and out of the hospital rather than delivering more care may be the solution. New models in Connecticut will allow providers to make extra money by containing the cost of patient care while still meeting quality targets. Some worry that new payment structures would compromise care for sicker patients due to providers avoiding them.
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