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DOH Launches “VBP University”

The Department of Health (DOH) has launched a "VBP (Value-Based Payment) University" to provide health care providers and managed care plans with information about its Medicaid VBP initiative. Courses will be offered online over three semesters, and in-person "bootcamps" will be convened in the final semester, as outlined in the table below:


Date of Release

Area of Study

Semester One

July 2017

Background and foundational information on VBP

Semester Two

August 2017

Topic-specific information such as governance, business strategy, stakeholder engagement, finance, and data

Semester Three

September 2017

VBP Contracting

Semester Four

October and November 2017

VBP Bootcamps

The first semester of VBP University is available here. Additional materials will be announced through the MRT listserv when they become available. VBP Bootcamps will take place in October and November 2017 in locations throughout the state. Questions can be submitted here.

Contact: Karen Lipson, klipson@leadingageny.org, 518-867-8383 ext. 124