American Hospital Association Recommends CMMI Payment Model Changes

By Bridget Early / December 21, 2021 at 11:18 AM
The American Hospital Association wrote to CMS’ innovation center Tuesday (Dec. 14) proposing several changes to the center’s adjusted payment model system. The hospital lobby calls for additional up-front resources for providers switching to APMs, streamlined online data system to promote telehealth, incorporation of equity initiatives into APMs and overall care, and phased-in implementation periods. AHA’s letter responds to a Nov. 18 stakeholder forum hosted by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation as part of its “strategy refresh.” In...

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