June 28, 2016

Medicare’s Vision for Advanced Primary CareNew Directions for Care Delivery and Payment

Author Affiliations
  • 1Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Baltimore, Maryland

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JAMA. 2016;315(24):2665-2666. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.4472

Consistent with the goals of the Affordable Care Act and the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is increasingly paying for health care through alternative payment models that reward value and quality.1 These models include accountable care organizations, bundled payments, and advanced primary care medical homes. In this Viewpoint, we focus on advanced primary care medical homes.

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