In this letter, the Task Force identifies areas where CMS can mitigate the impact of the Stark law on providers participating in alternative payment models to encourage better care coordination. There are desired changes that will take an act of Congress, while CMS can accomplish...

The imperative for the health care industry to innovate towards a value-based system remains more important than ever. The goal of affordable, high-quality health care that best meets the needs of consumers and patients is clinically, economically, and morally indisputable. As the bipartisan passage of...

The Task Force shared comments with CMS about the recently announced Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced ("BPCI Advanced") model. The Task Force applauded CMS for introducing this new bundled payment model which improves upon the BPCI initiative in a number of ways and promotes...

The recent passage of the Senate’s Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 (S. 870), which passed under a unanimous consent agreement, is a strong indicator of widespread bipartisan support for measures that can improve the quality of...