Skilled Nursing News October 15, 2020
Alex Spanko

The nation’s top Medicare official this week expressed serious disappointment in the performance of alternative Medicare payment models, citing key design flaws and promising more mandatory programs to come.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently completed an analysis of several early attempts at value-based payment structures, with administrator Seema Verma disappointed in the outcome.

“Unfortunately, the results are deeply concerning,” Verma said earlier this week. “To date, only five models have shown statistically significant savings, and of these five, only three have been expanded on a national scale. Just a handful have seen significant improvements on quality metrics.”

Verma made the comments during a virtual presentation about the state of value-based care and the Center for Medicare...

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