Medical Economics April 14, 2021
Keith A. Reynolds

The physician group organization wants CMS to reverse course and reopen applications for the Global and Professional Direct Contracting Model for 2022.

American Physician Groups (APG) is calling on the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) reverse course and reopen the application portal for additional organizations to apply for Global and Professional Direct Contracting (GPDC) Model for 2022.

According to a news release, the APG’s Direct Contracting Coalition sent a letter to Elizabeth Fowler, deputy administrator and director of CMMI, saying that the agency’s decision to stop accepting applications is a serious blow to the movement toward value-based care and will be a setback to the GPDC...

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