Health Payer Intelligence September 17, 2020
Kelsey Waddill

There is no single solution that all states can use to expand Medicaid value-based care, but Medicare payment models may help guide state efforts in Medicaid.

CMS has issued a letter to Medicaid directors regarding how states can accelerate their Medicaid value-based care adoption, based largely on lessons learned in CMS efforts toward value-based care in Medicare.

“The Trump Administration has long worked to accelerate the overdue move to value-based care, but for too long these efforts have been piecemeal,” said CMS Administrator Seema Verma in the press release.

“Our health care providers need Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance payers to work in tandem with one another, and I am calling on our state partners to use this guidance to...

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