On September 12, 2017, the New York State (NYS) Department of Health released this report on value-based payment (VBP) for children to the NYS Medicaid VBP Workgroup. The report outlines the broad goals and roadmap of VBP for children in NYS and provides a comprehensive outline of the "North Star" framework, which links VBP goals to appropriate measures and care strategies. The report also includes recommendations to the NYS Medicaid VBP Workgroup regarding VBP models, quality measurement, and additional work . . .