Value-based Care

The transition to value-based care (VBC) marks a substantial change in care delivery and payment models designed to improve children’s health by focusing on outcomes. As payment models migrate away from fee-for-service contracts, there’s an increasing need for new models of care and operational tools—both of which rely on effective pediatric value measurement.


Showing the Value of Quality Improvement Work in a Children's Hospital
January 26, 2021

Stakeholders define value differently, and this should drive how your hospital communicates.

Reference Material
Provider Tip Sheets for Outpatient Measures in Value Based Programs
September 29, 2020

Developed for clinicians to be successful and avoid missteps in complying with measures in a value-based environment.

Case Study
Building a Mental Health Quality Dashboard
December 10, 2019

Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters (CHKD) used a 2019 Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) report to support the development of its mental health quality dashboard.

Pediatric Hospital Leaders Explore Challenges in Health Care
November 5, 2019

Children’s hospital leaders gather at Annual Leadership Conference to discuss strategy and examine evolving challenges in health care.

Single Plan of Care Connects Children's Hospital and Community Partners
August 22, 2019

How one children’s hospital connected primary and specialty care physicians, school nurses and others for improved care coordination.

Demonstrating Value in Pediatrics
March 5, 2019

The U.S. health care system continues to move from fee-for-service toward fee-for-value, or value-based care and payment. Children’s hospitals, along with other care providers, are increasingly under pressure to adopt and report on meaningful quality measures that demonstrate value in the care provided to patients.

Standard or Guideline
Pediatric Value-Based Contracting Playbook
January 9, 2019

This playbook will assist children’s hospitals in making strategic decisions about pursuing value-based agreements and suggests considerations in establishing these arrangements.

Matching Market Opportunities With Strategies to Provide Pediatric Value-based Care
January 9, 2019

The movement toward value-based care represents one of the most significant changes in the industry in a generation.

Staff Contacts

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    Nancy Hanson Manager, Community & Child Health (202) 753-5391

Measure Menu

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Select from more than 60 pediatric measures and use step-by-step guidance to implement in your value-based program.