CMS Puts Trump’s Geo Direct Contracting Demo On Hold

By Michelle M. Stein / March 1, 2021 at 8:01 PM
Biden’s CMS decided to revisit the Trump administration’s controversial Geographic Direct Contracting model on March 1, the same day applications could be submitted, which a lobbyist said doesn’t bode well for the demo’s future. The full-risk Geographic Direct Contracting Model, or Geo, would require participants to take on risk for beneficiaries in an entire geographic region. The Trump CMS released the model in December and set a timeline for it to be started well into President Joe Biden’s term in...

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