MedPAC Weighs Recommending CMS Cut Back Its Portfolio Of Demos

By Michelle M. Stein / March 4, 2021 at 7:12 PM
Congress’ Medicare pay advisors generally favored telling HHS to pare down the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s collection of demonstrations and focus on a smaller number of more coordinated models -- though Chair Michael Chernew said the commission has a lot of work to do on alternative payment models. The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission discussed a draft recommendation Thursday (March 4) that states: “The Secretary should implement a more coordinated portfolio of fewer alternative payment models that support the...

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