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6 CMS Direct Contracting Questions Answered

2019-12-15T21:59:17-08:00December 2nd, 2019|

Last Monday, CMS released the long-awaited details on its Direct Contracting program, its most advanced risk-sharing arrangement to-date. Below is an overview of Direct Contracting, it’s rationale, challenges, and what it means for the market. 1. What is Direct Contracting? CMS’ most advanced risk-sharing program yet – ACOs take risk [...]

Direct Contracting: CMS takes its next bold step in value-based care, but the clock is ticking

2019-12-15T22:03:26-08:00November 27th, 2019|

After months of waiting, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) released details on the Direct Contracting Payment model options on Monday via a Request for Application. The 100-page document tells us many details about the model but leaves several key questions unanswered. Below, we share a summary and first reactions. We’ll be [...]

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