Azar Details Two P-TAC Recommended Alternative Pay Models CMS Is Interested In

June 13, 2018
HHS Secretary Alex Azar said he is interested in two of the alternative pay models recommended by the Physician-Focused Payment Technical Advisory Committee, and he praised P-TAC’s work. The letter marks a new CMS openness toward P-TAC work -- providers and committee members complained that HHS and CMS’ innovation center have ignored the committee’s recommendations , which has frustrated doctors who hope to use P-TAC to influence pay models . “I am particularly interested in the two serious illness models...

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