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Massachusetts Blues adds health equity incentives with four health systems

Posted On: Dec. 16, 2022 10:29 AM CST

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts announced that four of the state’s largest health care systems have signed agreements that link financial incentives to improvements in health equity, reports Healthcare Innovation. The four health systems are Steward Healthcare Network, Beth Israel Lahey Health, Mass General Brigham and Boston Accountable Care Organization Inc., which is part of Boston Medical Center. Blue Cross said the new contracts will initially focus on measuring and rewarding equity in care in several clinical areas where inequities have been identified.