MedPAC Recommends HHS Cut Down Number Of, Harmonize APMS

By Michelle M. Stein / April 2, 2021 at 10:48 AM
Medicare payment advisors unanimously agreed to direct HHS to put together a smaller and more harmonized group of alternative payment models as a first step to improving those demonstrations and Chair Michael Chernew said the commission will continue looking at how to improve value-based care when it reconvenes in the fall. The commission voted in favor of a recommendation that says: “The Secretary should implement a more harmonized portfolio of fewer alternative payment models that are designed to work together...

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