Catalog of Value-Based Initiatives for Rural Providers – 2019 Update

The Rural Health Value team recently updated its Catalog of Value-Based Initiatives for Rural Providers. See which HHS value-based programs are appropriate for rural participation.

Catalog of Value-Based Initiatives for Rural Providers. Summarizes rural-relevant, value-based programs to help rural leaders and communities identify Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) value-based programs appropriate for rural participation. It covers programs recently implemented by HHS, primarily by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and its Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation. Recent catalog additions include 1) the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport Model 2) the Maryland Total Cost of Care Model, and 3) Primary Cares Initiatives. (Updated 2019)


Top resources on the Rural Health Value website:

  • Value-Based Care Assessment – Assess capacity and capabilities to deliver value-based care. Receive an eight-category readiness report.
  • Physician Engagement – Score current engagement and build effective relationships to create a shared vision for a successful future.
  • Board and Community Engagement – Hold value-based care discussions as part of strategic planning and performance measurement.
  • Social Determinants of Health – Learn and encourage rural leaders/care teams to address issues to improve their community’s health.

 Contact information:

Keith J. Mueller, Ph.D.

Co-Principal Investigator