Fierce Healthcare May 10, 2022
Robert King

The Biden administration is looking for ways to get more specialty providers into value-based care, including changing how payment models themselves are designed.

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation has outlined ways to get more safety-net and primary care providers involved, such as more generous savings and upfront investments. However, the center is still seeking input on specialty providers’ role in this effort.

“We are getting asked that question quite a bit,” said CMMI Director Liz Fowler during a session at the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network virtual spring meeting. “Accountable care requires care delivery from primary and specialty care, and specialty is inextricably linked to our ability to deliver.”

Fowler said that the...

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