The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced it is exploring a direct-provider contracting model. It is the first payment reform initiative to result from the agency innovation center's broad request for ideas on improving patient-centered care.
Nearly $81 million has been made in payments on behalf of beneficiaries in Pioneer accountable care organizations through Sept. 30, a new report finds.
Major League slugger Frank Howard was never comfortable taking a compliment. Long-term care providers tend to be the same way.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced its 73 new "innovation advisers" on Tuesday. They will work with the CMS Innovation Center to improve care delivery to Medicare beneficiaries.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services disclosed Tuesday it has established its Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation as part of an effort to evaluate the delivery and cost of care.