Direct Contracting Geographic Model RFI Deadline Extended to May 30, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation is continuing to seek public input to further refine the design parameters of the Direct Contracting Geographic Population-Based Payment (PBP) Model Option. Responses to the request for information (RFI) will be accepted until 11:59 pm ET on May 30, 2019, and can be submitted electronically to

The RFI can be found on the CMS Direct Contracting website.

Subject to responses from the RFI, the Geographic PBP option would encourage participation from organizations including health plans, health care technology companies and other entities interested in entering into relationships with providers and suppliers and taking on risk for a Medicare fee-for-service beneficiary population in a defined geographic target region.


For more information visit the McDermottPlus Payment Innovation Resource Center or contact Mara McDermott at 202-204-1462 or