The Health Care Transformation Task Force (HCTTF or Task Force) responded to the proposed policies to advance interoperability and patient access to health information. The Task Force appreciates CMS’s commitment advancing interoperable data exchange. We support the goals of giving patients ownership over their health...

Read the Letter Re: Permanence for the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (NGACO) Model Dear Secretary Azar: The undersigned organizations write to encourage the Department of Health and Human Services to expand the duration and scope of the NGACO model to be a permanent, voluntary offering in the...

In this letter, the Task Force responds to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Direct Contracting - Geographic Population-Based Payment (PBP) model Request for Information (RFI). Our perspectives shared in this letter come from Task Force members viewing themselves as potential Direct Contracting Entities...

The Health Care Transformation Task Force (HCTTF or Task Force) shared feedback with CMS on the development of mandatory value-based payment models. As CMS develops future mandatory models, we believe this feedback will be useful in the design and implementation of mandatory models that will...

As CMS considers the design of future advanced risk models, the Health Care Transformation Task Force provided feedback on the existing set of waivers available to Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation model participants to inform an approach that will lead to meaningful, consistent, and...

In this letter, the Task Force responds to the Senate HELP Committee’s questions regarding specific actions that Congress and the administration can take to lower health care costs and incentivize care that improves health outcomes and increases the ability for patients to access the information...

The Health Care Transformation Task Force responded to the potential modifications to rules as proposed in the Request for Information and provided comment on the provisions of the HIPAA rules that present obstacles to the transformation of health care payment and care delivery away from...

In this letter, the Task Force identifies areas where the HHS Office of the Inspector General can mitigate the impact of the anti-kickback statute regulations on providers and health plans participating in alternative payment models to encourage better care coordination. Task Force Response Summary Create new...