The Health Affairs series continues with a post by Amol Navathe, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey and Joshua Laio examining how fee for service and risk-based payments fuel inequities and four ways we can set an explicit intention to use payments to eradicate inequities.

The authors’ four recommendations:

  1. Form diverse coalitions with shared principles focused on payment
  2. Create equity metrics to reveal how historically marginalized communities fare
  3. Use equity metrics to set bold & measurable goals
  4. Center payment methods on patient perspectives and community needs

Read the full article here.