Brooks Daverman on Tennessee Medicaid’s bundled payment success
August 26, 2019
Listen in to Brooks Daverman, Deputy Director of TennCare (Tennessee’s Medicaid program), debate Catalyst for Payment Reform’s Suzanne Delbanco on the need for standard bundled payment definitions. They draw on lessons learned from the Tennessee experience to explore how the payment method could be scaled nationwide. Brooks Daverman has helped lead the implementation of 48 different episodes-of-care involving over 2,000 provider organizations. Spanning providers from small rural practices to large health systems and covering everything from maternity care to behavioral health conditions, TennCare’s episodes-of-care program serves as a national model for purchasers, vendors and health plans alike.