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Follow the Money: Healthcare in the Omnibus Bill

January 24, 2023


We greatly appreciate Congress including a 3.5 percent value-based care incentive in a year-end spending bill. NAACOS and others have been calling on lawmakers to extend these critical incentives so that our health system can maintain momentum on its value-based care movement. Care for millions of patients will be better off because the health system is rewarding doctors for providing higher quality care at lower cost.

While this is not the full 5 percent that providers have been receiving and NAACOS asked for, it does maintain some incentive to keep the momentum while Congress works on a long-term solution to encouraging adoption of alternative payment models.

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