HCTTF November 18, 2021

The Health Care Transformation Task Force sent a comment letter to MedPAC building off of the commissioners June 2021 report recommending that CMS streamline its Alternative Payment Model (APM) portfolio. In this letter, the Task Force expresses support for many of the MedPAC recommendations and offers perspectives on and recommendations for ways that MedPAC, Congress, and CMS can further advance the adoption of APMs.


  1. HCTTF URGES MEDPAC TO CONTINUE TO HIGHLIGHT THE RANGE OF BENEFITS THAT TRANSITIONING AWAY FROM FFS PAYMENTS IN FAVOR OF APMS CAN HAVE FOR HEALTH CARE STAKEHOLDERS AND THE SYSTEM ITSELF. In its June 2021 report, MedPAC discusses the potential benefits of APMs beyond gross spending and quality improvements. Properly designed APMs...

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