Plans, Providers Praise Primary Care Demos, But Questions Remain

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / April 25, 2019 at 3:30 PM
Plans and provider advocates are optimistic about new models for primary care introduced Monday (April 22) by HHS, but questions remain about who might be able to participate, how benchmarks might be set, and what services the models might include. The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) all applauded Monday’s announcement. The new voluntary models -- Primary Care First and Direct Contracting -- are...

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