The Health Care Transformation Task Force filed comments on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Executive Office of the President’s Request for Information on methods and practices for advancing equity and support for underserved communities (86 FR 24029). Task Force Response Summary In seeking to advance equity and support for underserved communities, there are several themes that...

The Health Care Transformation Task Force filed comments on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) Proposed Policy Changes and FY 2022 rates (CMS-1752-P).   Task Force Response Summary RFI on Potential Expansion of the CMS Disparity Methods: Closing the Health Equity Gap in CMS...

Earlier this year (2021), the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) began its second decade as an important driver of Medicare payment reform. Much has been learned in the first ten years – both about CMMI’s operations and its model portfolio – and many...

The American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the Health Care Transformation Task Force hosted a webinar exploring how participation in evidence-based lifestyle counseling and therapeutic interventions may improve provider performance in value-based Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). The webinar featured David Donahue, MD, a physician who participates...