Task Force Pushes Trump Administration to Preserve CMMI, Push to Value-Based Care"

The Health Care Transformation Task Force, a 43-member consortium of purchasers, providers, payers and patients, is making a case to the incoming Trump administration that the shift from fee-for-service to value-based payment models is worth preserving. In particular, the group stressed the importance of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation in promoting such models.

In a letter sent to Congressional leaders and members of the Trump administration, including incoming Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, the task force said the successful shift from volume to value requires a close link between the federal government and the private sector, lauding CMMI as a crucial link in that regard.

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