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Alliance for Value-Based Patient Care Co-Hosts Congressional Briefing: An Overview
May 25, 2023
The Alliance for Value-Based Patient Care partnered with the House Health Care Innovation Caucus to host a briefing to educate congressional staff on how value-based care benefits patients, strengthens the health care system, increases flexibility for clinicians and lowers costs.

A New Approach to Paying for Primary Care in the Medicare Shared Savings Program
April 13, 2023
There is broad multistakeholder support for CMS to implement a hybrid primary care payment model option within MSSP to strengthen the primary care platform and drive accountable care.

COVID-19’s Impact on ACO REACH Deserves CMS’s Attention
March 20, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic will affect ACO REACH's financial benchmarks, creating unfair performance standards because of data anomalies. CMS should consider approaches to mitigate the potential negative impacts.