TITLE

Payment models may offer preview of future for primary care

PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Medical Economics;12/10/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 23, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPC), launched by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which offers 75 high-performing primary care practices the chance to earn additional revenue. CMS will test two payment models which include continued fee-for-service payments to participating primary care practices plus 20 dollars per Medicare beneficiary per month for the first 2 years, and 15 dollars per month in years three and four.
ACCESSION #
72634906

 

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