Podcast Episode: Value-based payments: a health economics perspective.

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Dr. Mary O’Connor hosts a discussion about the potentially detrimental impact of value-based care models on vulnerable populations, and how the safety-net hospitals that serve these patients are further strained, particularly in rural and inner-city areas. Featuring cardiologist and leading health economist Dr. Karen Joynt Maddox, M.D., co-director of the Center for Health Economics and Policy at Washington University in St. Louis. All views expressed are the participants own.