CMS to Hold Primary Care First Model Payment Tutorial

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will be holding a Primary Care First Model Payment tutorial on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Noon EDT. Primary Care First offers an innovative payment structure that aims to promote access to advanced primary care and reward high-quality, patient-focused care. REGISTER HERE! During this session, the Primary…

CMS Primary Care First Seriously Ill Population Webinar Rescheduled

The Primary Care First Model Options team will be hosting a payment webinar on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT. Topics to be discussed include how eligible practices can participate in the SIP payment model option of Primary Care First, eligibility requirements, quality measures, and payment. The event had previously been scheduled for July 10.…

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…