Limited evidence exists on how best to incorporate the direct care workforce into value-based payment models in long-term services and supports, especially in the home care sector. To help fill this gap, PHI conducted a case study of value-based payment in home care in New York, interviewing a wide array of New York stakeholders and national experts. Our research shows that value-based payment holds promise for the future of the home care workforce in New York, and other states can learn from New York’s experience of implementing this model.
Value-based payment holds promise for the future of the home care workforce in New York—and beyond.
States interested in establishing value-based payment approaches in home care should create a strategic plan with stakeholder input.
Insufficient funding was identified as a major challenge to strengthening the workforce through value-based payment.