NYS DOH Announces Launch of VBP University

Deanna Stephenson in Managed Care

DOH announces VBP University. This learning tool will be an online, educational resource created to raise awareness, knowledge and expertise in the move to Value Based Payment (VBP). VBP University combines informational videos and supplemental materials that stakeholders interested in VBP can use to advance their understanding of this massive transformation effort.


The VBP University curriculum includes four semesters.


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**

**VBP Bootcamps will take place in October and November 2017 in locations throughout the state. More information including dates and locations will be distributed shortly.

To watch an overview of the VBP University curriculum from NYS Medicaid Director, Jason Helgerson, click here: http://www.health.ny.gov/health_care/medicaid/redesign/dsrip/vbp_u/docs/vbpu_welcome_overview.mp4

How to Graduate from VBP University:

Semesters one through three conclude with a quiz on the topics covered. Those who pass all three quizzes will receive a certificate of completion. If you attend a bootcamp, you will receive a printed copy of your certificate. If you are unable to attend a bootcamp, a copy of your certificate will be e-mailed to you.

To begin semester one of VBP University, please visit www.health.ny.gov/VBP. Additional materials will be announced through this listserv when they become available.

Please continue the conversation around VBP University on Twitter by using the hashtag #NYSLearnsVBP.

Any questions can be sent to MRTUpdates@health.ny.gov.


Deanna L. Stephenson
Director, Managed Programs
518-462-4800, Ext. 16