CMS extends the deadline for interested applicants to apply to Primary Care First Model Cohort 2 for both payer applications and practice applications.
Policy & Regulation
A new group of health care providers is working to advance home-based care. Fueled by COBVID-19 and branded “Moving Health Home,”
Connected Health Initiative (CHI) announced the creation of a value-based care task force. The aim of this new task force is to identify the regulatory and legislative initiatives that are required to move value-based care forward using digital health tools.
: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has spent 4 years advancing value-based care across all programs. They also sought to remove barriers to value-based payments for drug pricing.
Expansion of Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model Expected to Create Over $6 Billion in Savings
U.S health care policymakers just announced their plans to expand the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model. This is a 9 state Medicare demonstration to align reimbursement quality of care and reimbursement.
CMS announced that the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model has been certified for expansion. The HHVBP Model has led to an average annual savings of $141 million to Medicare.