The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services established the CMS Innovation Center to explore value-based arrangements to reduce program expenditures while preserving or enhancing the quality of care. Although research focuses on Medicare programs, the results ultimately could inform employer-sponsored strategies as well.

In the last decade, the center has launched more than 50 model tests, with approximately 33 models operational (either launched or continued). These model tests have studied potential improvements in health care payment and delivery for advanced primary care, episode-based care, accountable care, state-based transformation efforts, population health and health care for specific populations, such as Medicare beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease, diabetes and heart disease.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.