Tag: Innovation

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

MSSP Saves $739.4 Million in 2018 Recently released performance results show that the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) generated $739.4 million in total net savings across 548 accountable care organizations (ACOs) in 2018. In a Health ...

MedPAC Discusses Innovation and Quality at October 2019 Public Meeting

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is discussing several innovation and quality topics at their next public meeting scheduled for October 3 to 4, 2019. Topics include:

  • Restructuring Medicare Part D
  • Population-base...

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

    The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) is collaborating with the state of Maryland to implement the Maryland Total Cost of Care (TCOC) Model. The model, which sets a per capita limit on Medicare total cost of care in Mary...

    ET3 RFA Deadline Extended

    The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation announced the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model request for applications (RFA) deadline has been extended until October 5, 2019. The application is available here. ET3 aims to reduce c...

    ACO Investment Model Second Annual Report Posted

    The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (the Innovation Center) posted the second annual report for the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Investment Model (AIM). This investment model was developed in response to concerns from providers abo...

    Comprehensive ESRD Care Model: Year 2 Report

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation posted the second annual report for the Comprehensive End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Care (CEC) Model. The report found that there was a 4% reduction in the number of beneficiaries hospitalized and a 1...

    ET3 Model FAQs and Application

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) updated the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model frequently asked questions resource. The updated questions can be found here. Additionally, the Innovation Center is ...

    Final Evaluation Report: GNE Demonstration

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) posted the final report evaluating the Graduate Nurse Education (GNE) Demonstration. An overview of the major findings can be found here. This demonstration provided payments to fi...

    MedPAC Discusses Quality and Innovation Issues at September Meeting

    The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) is hosting their next public meeting on September 5-6, 2019 in Washington DC. MedPAC is scheduled to discuss quality and innovation issues including Medicare’s Hospital Readmission Reduction Program...

    Primary Care First Model Options Webinar Slides Posted

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