The Master of Health Benefit Design and Health Informatics (MHBD) explains the intricacies of value-based care, then teaches you how to build and implement a value-based health care plan for your company or clients. Value-based care models have been proven to significantly lower cost (savings calculator) and improve the quality of care.
Lynchburg’s master’s degree program helps you:
- examine cost and quality of service
- determine how to eliminate excessive, non-value-added payments
- provide clear guidance and information, so companies and individuals can make informed decisions and avoid confusion.
To learn more about the program:
It seems complicated. We make it simple. Students get one-on-one access to faculty and expert speakers who are innovating in value-based care.
At the end of the curriculum, each student creates a comprehensive, value-based health plan. The plan is evaluated by top experts in the field and then presented to the student’s company or client.
- Benefit Administrator: Focus on evaluating Requests for Proposal from potential benefit advisors and learn to present and provide justification to stakeholders.
- Benefit Advisor: Develop a complete, integrated health plan design for a real corporation, and present the overall plan to human resource executives and clients.
Our one-of-a-kind program is online, accelerated, and flexible.
- 30-33 credit hour program (complete for under $24,000)
- 100% online, complete in 13 months
- Flexible schedule and CEU/CEC for working professionals
- World-class speaker and industry expert instructors
Tom Scott, PhD
Associate Professor of Health Science
Director of the Health Benefit Design and Health Informatics Program