May 15, 2017
The Physician-Focused Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) is accepting comments until May 31, 2017, on the Hospital at Home Plus (HAH-Plus) Physician-Focused Payment Model submitted by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
HAH-Plus is an alternative payment model designed to engage physicians and other professionals in ordering, providing and managing hospital-level services at home for beneficiaries with selected acute illnesses and acuity levels who would otherwise be hospitalized.
The letter of intent (LOI) is available here.
The proposal is available here.
Comments should be submitted to: PTAC@HHS.gov
Additionally, PTAC also posted two LOIs. The American Society of Oncology submitted an LOI for a patient-centered oncology payment model and the National Kidney Foundation submitted an LOI for a comprehensive care for chronic kidney disease payment model.
Established by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA), PTAC is tasked with providing comments and recommendations to CMS on physician payment models. The Committee includes 11 members who are nationally recognized for their expertise in physician-focused payment models and related delivery of care. More information on PTAC is available on their website.
The McDermottPlus PTAC Proposal Tracker is available here.
McDermottPlus presentation on the PTAC proposal process is available here.