54 House Lawmakers Urge HHS To Stop Direct Contracting Model

By Michelle M. Stein / January 12, 2022 at 1:11 PM
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) is leading a group of more than 50 House lawmakers in pushing CMS to end the controversial direct contracting demonstration, to the delight of single-payer advocates Physicians for a National Health Program -- but others have pushed to keep the program going, albeit with tweaks . Two of the three direct contracting model tracks have increasingly come under fire , even after one of the initial tracks had already been put on hold. The Trump administration...

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