Tag: payment model

PTAC Update: March 16 Agenda Update

The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) has updated the agenda for the scheduled March 16 public meeting. In addition to reviewing three proposed physician payment models, the Committee will also discuss previous propo...

Upcoming Direct Contracting Model Options Webinar to Discuss Payment Methodologies

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has scheduled a webinar to discuss the payment methodologies for the Direct Contracting Model Options. This webinar is the second webinar in a series providing applicants an opportunity to discuss ...

CMS Discusses Potential Oncology Payment Model, Solicits Feedback Through Informal RFI

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) held a public listening session on Monday, November 4, 2019, to discuss a new oncology payment model that builds on the current Oncol...

CMS Holds a Public Listening Session on Nov. 4, Seeks Feedback on a Potential Oncology Payment Model

Building on the Oncology Care Model, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) will hold a public listening session to discuss a potential oncology payment model and get feedback from stakeholders on how to best create a val...

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...

PTAC Update: New Proposal on Remote Specialists and Experts Open for Comment

The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) is soliciting comments through October 1, 2019, on a new physician-focused payment model: Remote specialists and experts on demand improving care and saving costs. The model prop...

Patient-Driven SNF Payment Model Will Go into Effect October 1, 2019

In July 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized a new payment model to overhaul the current methodology for classifying patients under the skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system. Replacing the Resource ...

Innovation Center Hosts Webinar on the Primary Care First Seriously Ill Population Payment Option Model

On Wednesday, July 24, at 12 pm ET, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation will host a webinar on the Primary Care First Seriously Ill Population Payment Option Model. Webinar slides will be available for download on the Primary Care First ...

Podcast on the CMS Innovation Center with Focus on Current and Future Model Development Now Available

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the latest episode of its podcast, CMS: Beyond the Policy, titled “CMS Innovation Center: Where we are, how Models are Developed and the Next Steps in Value.” The episode features a di...

PTAC Calls on CMS for More Comprehensive Approach to Wound Care Delivery

The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) submitted a combined report to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) containing comments and recommendations on two proposals related to wound care d...

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 (RF...

ET3 Model Request for Applications Now Available

The Request for Applications (RFA) for the Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) Model has been posted on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s website. The ET3 FAQ has also been released. Applications are not accepted at this ti...

Recent Updates from the Innovation Center

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation recently posted several documents to their website. Financial Alignment Initiative for Medicare-Medicaid Enrollees The Financial Alignment Initiative is designed to provide individuals dually ...

Registration Open for June 17 PTAC Public Meeting and Public Comments Accepted Until June 12 on Asthma Proposal

Registration Open for Public Meeting on June 17 The Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) recently opened registration for a public meeting on June 17, 2019. Registration and agenda information are available here...

CMS Presents All-Payer Combination Option Overview Webinar

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a webinar on May 21, 2019, from 3 to 4 pm ET, to provide an overview of the All-Payer Combination Option. The All-Payer Combination Option allows clinicians to become a ...

CPC+ First Annual Report Posted

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the first annual report of the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) payment model. CPC+ is the largest primary care payment and delivery reform ever tested in the US. In January 2017 it ...

CMS Posts Letter of Intent for Direct Contracting Models

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services posted the letter of intent (LOI) for organizations interested in either the Professional Population Based Payment or Global Population Based Payment options of the new Direct Contracting model. The LOI ...