Cost-Containment Strategies for Population Health Management and How They Relate to Poly Chronic Conditions

  • Thomas T. H. Wan
Chapter

Abstract

The effectiveness in population health management relies on employing multiple strategies in the improvement of the delivery system, particularly in the implementation of integrated care and continuity of care to avoid any drawbacks or ill side effects. Every nation has to refine outcome-based measurements and payment schemes to develop innovative and equitable rewards for key players or stakeholders in the health-care delivery system, to incentivize patients who are in tune to lifestyle changes (e.g., cessation of smoking, prevention and treatment of substance abuses, encouragement of patient participation in nutritional and dietary changes), and to facilitate patient engagement in the self-care practice of chronic disease management and prevention. This chapter offers an international perspective to examination of the prospective payment system, pay-for-performance evaluation, and value-based payment system.

Keywords

Poly Chronic Conditions Cost Lifestyle Management Prospective payment system Value-based payment 

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  • Thomas T. H. Wan
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  1. 1.College of Health and Public AffairsUniversity of Central FloridaOrlandoUSA

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