US Health Care Reform: The Emergence of Value-Based Purchasing and Accountable Care Organizations

| Point of View

An in-depth review on how the Value-Based Purchasing and Accountable Care Organizations concepts are expected to support the goals of U.S. health care reform.

The purpose of this report is to review and provide insight into how the Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) concepts are expected to support the goals of health care reform, including some challenges associated with their implementation. In addition, this report will attempt to characterize the challenges these models present for pharmaceutical companies.