The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Director Liz Fowler said that a future requirement for participating in a value-based payment model will be to create a health equity plan
Health inequities result from race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geography, and other factors. In this blog, we will take a deeper dive into health equity, what it is and how it has come to the forefront of the industry.
MS announced a redesigned Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model that better reflects the agency’s vision of creating a health system that achieves equitable outcomes through high quality, affordable, person-centered care
ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) in 2020 earned performance payments totaling nearly $2.3 billion while saving Medicare approximately $1.9 billion.
While some have responded well to new federal direct-contracting value-based payment models with excitement, others believe there are serious flaws in them.