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359k Clinicians Participating in CMS’ Alternative Payment Models This Year: 5 Things to Know

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Becker’s Hospital Review– More than 359,000 clinicians will participate in four of CMS’ alternative payment models in 2017, the agency said Wednesday.

CMS said the numbers demonstrate providers’ commitment to a healthcare system that pays for the quality of care delivered to patients. Under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act, APMs that require providers to bear more than nominal risk will qualify as “advanced.” Clinicians participating in advanced APMs can earn a lump sum bonus of up to 5 percent on Medicare payments…Read More>>