February 11, 2020
On February 4, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) hosted office hours on the Direct Contracting Model. During the session, the Direct Contracting Model Options team provided a brief review of key aspects of the Direct Contracting financial model that were covered during the Payment Part One Webinar, such as its risk-sharing options and risk mitigation strategies, as well as its capitation and other advanced payment alternatives. This session offered participants an opportunity to ask follow-up questions about these topics.
The Direct Contracting Model is a voluntary payment model with different tracks aimed at testing capitation in traditional Medicare. As part of the Health Policy Breakroom podcast, the team at McDermottPlus provided in-depth analysis of the Direct Contracting model. Additional information can be found on the Direct Contracting Model Options website.