Legislation to Test New Health Care Delivery Models Introduced in Senate

A bill to allow state and local governments, accountable care organizations (ACOs), and other entities to test alternative designs of ┬áhealth care coverage for people with advanced illnesses has been introduced in the Senate by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). The┬áRemoving Barriers to Person-and Family-Centered Care Act (S.829) would, in addition to supporting local efforts to…