Redesigning Benefits, Value-Based Agreements With Better Care in Mind

November 7, 2022

The quest to deliver better cancer care–with better outcomes and patient experience–is not a one-size-fits-all journey, as seen in panels during the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) Payer Exchange Summit held on October 24-25 in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia.

Karen van Caulil, PhD., Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value President and CEO, participated in the panel discussion, “New Strategies for Insurance Benefit Design: From the Simple to the Complex,” which examined how employers can reduce the cost of cancer care–sometimes by thousands of dollars. 

According to Dr. van Caulil,  as the COVID-19 pandemic eases, there is “renewed interest” in cancer care among employers. Other trends include attention to mental health in cancer care and the search for high-value providers. 

Read the full American Journal of Managed Care article here.