CMS Announces $10 Million For PA's Medicare Rural Health Model

/ April 12, 2017 at 5:34 PM
CMS announced Tuesday (April 11) that $10 million in startup funds is now available for the Pennsylvania Department of Health to set up its new alternative payment model for Medicare in rural hospitals. The model will be tested over seven years, four of which will be partially funded by CMS. HHS Secretary Tom Price is authorizing the initial $10 million for the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model through CMS' innovation center; after 12 months, Pennsylvania can apply for an additional $15...

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