CMMI Finds Implicit Bias In Kidney, Heart And Joint Replacement Models

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / July 5, 2022 at 6:39 PM
Black Medicare beneficiaries might have been inappropriately excluded from the Kidney Care Choices and the Million Hearts Cardiovascular Risk Reduction models, CMS’ Innovation Center found in a report published Tuesday (July 5), while concerns about selection bias continue with the separate Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model. Since joining CMS, CMMI Director Liz Fowler has said the center will focus more on health equity , and the innovation center roadmap released last year listed advancing health equity as one of...

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