Medicare Advantage plans have increased in popularity over the last two decades. In 2007, 19% of people eligible for Medicare were enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan. Today, that number stands at over 50%. The additional benefits and services covered under these plans support enrollees’ whole health, providing additional benefits not offered under other Medicare coverage options.
Bryony Winn, president of health solutions for Elevance Health, is a champion for implementing value-based care (VBC) across the nation. She is responsible for the organization’s clinical strategy and managing relationships with care providers — and for ensuring that millions of people have access to high-quality, affordable care. Abby Milloy leads value-based solutions strategy and planning. Here, the two discuss the present and future of value-based care.
We strive to advance health equity so everyone has a fair opportunity to be their healthiest. As we reduce barriers to whole health — physical, behavioral, and social — and personalize the health and healthcare journey, we can more effectively advance health equity.