Improving Primary Care Initiative By Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Innovation

Medical News Today: 12 Apr 2012 – 12:00 PDT.

It is called the CPC (Comprehensive Primary Care) initiative, and aims to strengthen coordination and collaboration between private and public health care payers in order to improve primary care. According to Medicare, it will liaise with both commercial and State health insurance plans and offer financial incentives to primary care physicians who effectively coordinate care for patients in their care.

CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services) says that primary care practices that opt to take part in this initiative will receive money to help them better coordinate primary care for their patients on Medicare. Read More