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MedPAC Discusses Innovation and Quality at October 2019 Public Meeting

MedPAC is discussing several innovation and quality topics at their next public meeting scheduled for October 3 to 4, 2019.

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CMS Releases Evaluation Reports on Payment Models Including MSSP, CPC+, ESRD CEC Model, and Dual Eligibles

Recently released performance results show that the Medicare Shared Savings Program generated $739.4 million in total net savings across 548 accountable care organizations in 2018.

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Innovation Center Solicits Proposals from Third Party Payers on Maryland Total Cost of Care Model

Innovation Center is collaborating with the state of Maryland to implement the Maryland Total Cost of Care Model.

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ACO Investment Model Second Annual Report Posted

The Innovation Center has posted the second annual report for the Accountable Care Organization Investment Model,

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ET3 RFA Deadline Extended

CMMI has announced the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport Model request for applications deadline has been extended until October 5, 2019.

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ET3 Model FAQs and Application

CMMI has updated the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport Model frequently asked questions resource.

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Comprehensive ESRD Care Model: Year 2 Report

CMMI has posted the second annual report for the Comprehensive End-Stage Renal Disease Care Model.

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MedPAC Discusses Quality and Innovation Issues at September Meeting

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission is hosting their next public meeting on September 5-6, 2019 in Washington DC.

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Final Evaluation Report: GNE Demonstration

The CMS Innovation Center has posted a final evaluation of the Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration.

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Primary Care First Model Options Webinar Slides Posted

Slides from recent webinars on the Primary Care First Model Options are now available.

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New Case Study Published for the Accountable Health Communities Model

CMS published a case study which describes a successful navigation approach from one bridge organization that could inform practice at another AHC Model site.  

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CMS Discontinues MAQI Demonstration

CMS announced the MAQI Demonstration will be discontinued due to the low rates of participation. Therefore, CMS will not be accepting applications for MAQI for 2019.

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CY 2020 MA VBID Marketing and Communications Guidelines Posted

CMMI posts CY 2020 marketing and communications guidelines for the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design model.

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ACO Application Opens for Medicare Shared Savings Program

CMS announces the Notice of Intent to Apply and application cycle dates for a January 1, 2020, start date for the Medicare Shared Savings Program Pathways to Success.

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BPCI Advanced Second Cohort Application Period Started

On October 1, 2018, the first cohort of Participants in the BPCI Advanced Model started participation in CMMI’s Advanced Alternative Payment model. CMS announced the second application period for BPCI Advanced on April 24, 2019.

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Year 1 Evaluation of Million Hearts Program Positive but with Substantial Room for Improvement

Launched by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2017, the Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Risk Reduction Model (Million Heart Model) tests whether providing targeted incentives to health care providers to reduce CVD risk lowers the incidence of first-time heart attacks and strokes among Medicare beneficiaries ages 40-79 who have not had…

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CMS Hosts Webinar on the VBID and Part D Payment Modernization Model

CMMI will hold a webinar on February 28, 2019, at 3 pm ET. It will provide a deep dive into the application processes and information about model designs for the Part D Payment Modernization Model and the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design model for interested Part D sponsors and MA organizations.

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Innovation Center Hosts Webinar on ET3 Model

CMMI will hold a webinar on February 27, from 1 to 2 pm ET, to provide an overview of the Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport Model. EMS providers, payers, beneficiaries and other interested stakeholders are encouraged to attend.

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Innovation Center Hosts Webinar on MOM Model Application Process

CMMI is holding a webinar on February 21 from 2:00 to 3:15 pm ET to review the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) model Notice of Funding Opportunity and Grants.gov application process.

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Independence at Home: Year Three Evaluation Factsheet Posted

The CMS Innovation Center has posted a factsheet on year three evaluation results for the Independence at Home Demonstration.

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InCK Model: Notice of Funding Opportunity and Webinar on February 19

The CMS Innovation Center has announced a funding opportunity for the Integrated Care for Kids model and a webinar on Feb. 19.

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BPCI Update: Quality Measures Factsheets Now Available

The CMS Innovation Center has posted factsheets for the seven quality measures selected for use in the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced model.

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Maternal Opioid Misuse Model Funding Opportunity Announced

The CMS Innovation Center will execute up to 12 cooperative agreements with states whose Medicaid agencies will implement the Maternal Opioid Misuse model with one or more “care-delivery partners” in their communities. The Notice of Funding Opportunity is now available.

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CMS Posts Applications for the MA VBID Model

CMS Innovation Center posts request for the applications and guidance documents for Medicare Advantage Value-based Insurance Design model

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GAO Report Considers Advantages of Voluntary vs Mandatory Payment Models

GAO releases report that identifies the characteristics of model participants and the advantages to using either voluntary or mandatory participants for episode-based payment models.

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CMS Releases Updates to MA VBID Demonstration

CMMI releases updates to the Medicare Advantage Value-Based Insurance Design Demonstration.

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Hargan Announces Innovation and Investment Summit Core Participants

HH) announces core participants in the Deputy Secretary’s Innovation and Investment Summit.  The first meeting is December 18, 2018.

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