CMMI Webinar Series on new ACO REACH model
CMMI is hosting a series of ACO REACH webinars on the following dates on different aspects of the model and to assist providers in answering questions related to the Request for Application and the model itself.
Direct Contracting Model to be Replaced with ACO REACH
The new ACO REACH model incorporates feedback from stakeholders, including LeadingAge, on the Direct Contracting model; accounts for lessons learned from current participant experience and reflects the Administrations priorities. CMMI describes the goals of the new model as seeking to promote health equity ...
Bi-Partisan Package: $65 Billion for Broadband
The $550 billion bi-partisan infrastructure agreement includes $65 billion to “bridge America’s digital divide and build a 21st century infrastructure that will meet our country’s needs not only today, but for years to come.” A Congressional summary of the agreement says the bill will “address our nation’s ...
LeadingAge Advocates for CMMI Models to Align Financial Incentives
The Feb 20 proposed rule, if finalized, will extend the CJR Model through December 31, 2023 for certain participating hospitals and proposes to expand the eligible procedures to include certain outpatient hip and knee replacement procedures. The CJR model is currently scheduled to end December 31, 2020. The rule also seeks to ...
CMS Adds New Coverage Requirements to MA Plans Under COVID-19
Specifically, for tests or services on or after March 18 through the national emergency period, MAOs are required to cover the following without cost sharing to the plan enrollee: Clinical laboratory tests for the detection and diagnosis of the virus strain that causes COVID-19 and ...