When Donald Trump took office as President in January 2017, many (including this blogger nonetheless) predicted the end of (at least the intense threat to) a quiet transformation to value-based care. There was the following:
- The intense dislike for government healthcare program expansions in general.
- The attack on anything Obamacare.
- The push by the GOP House to “reform” Medicaid by stripping it of the entitlement as well as applying a growth factor to the remake that would have spelled...