RevCycle Intelligence September 17, 2020
Medicaid value-based care efforts have been piecemeal for too long, CMS Administrator Verma said in a letter to Medicaid directors on the agency’s push for more APMS in the program.
In a new letter to Medicaid directors, CMS called for multi-payer alignment in value-based care arrangements run by the state healthcare programs.
The Sept. 15th letter providers guidance to the Medicaid leaders on how to advance value-based payment, which is a key driver of value-based care according to CMS, by identifying appropriate alternative payment models and aligning financial incentives across payers.
“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. “Our...