Behavioral Health Business June 8, 2023
Robert Holly

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled a new primary care alternative payment model on Thursday – giving behavioral health care a key shoutout in the process.

The Making Care Primary (MCP) Model will test advanced approaches to primary care in eight initial states: Colorado, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina and Washington. It will run for 10.5 years, from July 1, 2024, to Dec. 31, 2034.

“The Making Care Primary Model represents an unprecedented investment in our nation’s primary care network and brings us closer to our goal of reaching 100% of Traditional Medicare beneficiaries and the vast majority of Medicaid beneficiaries in accountable care arrangements, including advanced primary care, by 2030,”...

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Topics: CMS, Govt Agencies, Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Mental Health, Payment Models, Primary care, Provider, Value Based
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