CMS: New Primary Care Model An On-Ramp For Providers Not Yet In ACOs

By Michelle M. Stein, Bridget Early / June 8, 2023 at 9:20 PM
CMS on Thursday (June 8) announced a three-tracked, multi-payer 10.5-year primary care demonstration set to launch July 2024 – but while the American Medical Association and America’s Physician Groups applauded the agency’s move to a longer primary care model, the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations said by forcing participants to choose between the Making Primary Care model and ACOs, the new demo runs counter to ACOs’ goals to increase primary care investments. The ACOs say CMS should have instead...

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