New Innovation Model Tests Flexibility in Home Health and Hospice Benefits

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new payment and care delivery model being tested by the CMS Innovation Center.  The Geographic Direct Contracting Model (also known as the “Model” or “Geo”) will test whether a geographic-based approach to value-based care can improve quality of care and reduce costs for Medicare beneficiaries…

CMMI to Host Direct Contracting Model Options Payment Webinar

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) will host a webinar on January 15, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST to provide an overview of the Direct Contracting model’s payment methodology. REGISTER HERE. During the session, the Direct Contracting model team will present on key aspects of the Direct Contracting financial model,…