CMS Webinar to Provide Updates on Seriously Ill Population Payment Model

In late April the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced further plans to encourage primary care practices to participate in value-based payment arrangements under new “Primary Care First” models.  A specific Primary Care First model – the High Need Model — is designed to serve Seriously Ill Population (SIP) patients. CMS anticipates that Medicare-enrolled…

CMS Primary Care First “High Need Population” Model Envisions Role for Hospice Clinicians

In late April the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced further plans to encourage primary care practices to participate in value-based payment arrangements under new “Primary Care First” models, which will be operated under the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) and are designed to reward high quality outcomes in primary care…