The quality and the value of the healthcare you receive is important to the leaders and members of the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (HCPLAN). As one of the many partners of this collaboration, CMS is working to transform the Nation’s healthcare by developing and using innovative solutions, sharing lessons learned, and conducting progress checks to inform future improvements. The following information is intended to provide you an overview of this work and why it is important to you. This page will continue to grow as we find more information that will be helpful as you navigate your own healthcare needs.

Why is this Important to Me?

Read this story by Sinsi Hernandez-Cancio, a leading health care reform advocate, Vice President for Health Justice at the National Partnership for Women & Families, and a member of the LAN Health Equity Advisory Team (HEAT) as she tells her own experience as a patient during a difficult time.

What is Value-Based Care? 

View these links below to gain a better understanding of value-based care and what it means to you.

Supporting Organizations of Value-Based Care 

What are Accountable Care Organizations?