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Value-based incentives

The recommended value-based incentive design used in the AMP Commercial HMO and Medi-Cal Managed Care programs is a shared savings model that relies not only on quality but also cost and resource use. While the design recommends payment based on high quality, managed cost, and appropriate resource use, each health plan determines its own budget and methodology for calculating and distributing payments to physician organizations. Additional detail about the standard incentive design can be found in the resources below.

Total cost of care

To help California physician organizations reduce unnecessary costs, IHA developed a total cost of care (TCOC) measure to complement existing clinical quality and patient experience measures used in the AMP programs.

AMP Commercial HMO financial summary & health plan incentive implementation

MY 2017 & MY 2018 Summary of HP Incentive Payment Reports and MY 2018 & MY 2019 Advanced Notice are now available for your reference. Summary of HP Incentive Payment Reports will show the incentive payments made by each health plan participating in AMP Commercial HMO and Medi-Cal Managed Care and specify the payment methodology, adoption of the IHA common measure set, other incentive measures, and use of the aggregated results. Health plans also provide advanced notice of their intentions for payment methodologies and budget for the upcoming measurement year.