This week, CMS declared its greatest multi-payer initiative to make better the primary care and launch new value-based reimbursement models.
The Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model targets to assist practices transition from the “one-size-fits-all, fee-for-service” healthcare system to value-based reimbursement by providing financial incentives.
CPC+ will be executed in up to 20 regions, which involve nearly 5,000 practices. The program could impact more than 20,000 physicians and clinicians as well as 25 million patients.
The new initiative makes on the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative, a CMS Innovation Center model that was launched in the year 2012 and will end later this year.
“Strengthening primary care is crucial to an effective health care system,” stated Patrick Conway, MD, CMS Deputy Administrator and Chief Medical Officer.
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