Verma: CMS Demo Could Give Rural Areas Money To Redesign Systems

By Michelle M. Stein / November 1, 2019 at 5:16 PM
CMS Administrator Seema Verma said the upcoming rural health demonstration will be focused on giving rural areas seed money to redesign their health care systems and encouraging providers in those areas to participate in value-based care. At a meeting with reporters on Tuesday (Oct. 29), Verma said CMS is working to make sure the impact of each regulation on rural areas is well thought out, but she said more needs to be done. “I think that we need to have...

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