Arkansas's on-going health system transformation effort has broad goals that include improving quality, expanding access and avoiding unnecessary costs. The Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement Initiative is a key component of this effort and is based on an innovative restructuring of the health payment and delivery system to incentivize quality outcomes.
This is the first statewide report on the progress of this multi-payer endeavor launched in 2012-2013 following 18 months of development involving public and private payers, providers and patients. Read the report.
News release available here. AHCPII video here.