Road to Value Guide: Financial Strategy to Transition to a Value-based System

August 2015
Author: 
National Rural Health Resource Center (The Center),
Eide Bailly

This guide has been developed to provide rural hospital executive and management teams with generally accepted best practice concepts in developing the necessary financial strategies to survive the transition from a volume-based reimbursement methodology to a system based on value. It is also designed to assist State Offices of Rural Health directors and Flex Program coordinators in gaining a better understanding of the necessary strategies for transition, so that they may develop educational trainings to further assist rural hospitals with performance improvement. The information presented in this guide is intended to provide the reader with guidance on financial strategies for transitioning to a value-based reimbursement model.