CMS and Primary Care: A New World. Richard J. Baron, MD, MACP Group Director, Seamless Care Models Innovation Center Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Interested Employer Webinar Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative January 4 th , 2012. Thank You.
Richard J. Baron, MD, MACP
Group Director, Seamless Care Models
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Interested Employer Webinar
Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative
January 4th, 2012
“The purpose of the Center is to test innovative payment and service delivery models to reduce program expenditures under Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP…while preserving or enhancing the quality of care furnished…”
Help transform the Medicare, Medicaid and CHIP programs to deliver better healthcare, better health and reduced costs through improvement for CMS beneficiaries and in so doing, help to transform the healthcare system for all Americans.
The Center carries out this mission by being a constructive and trustworthy partner in identifying, testing and spreading new models of care and payment.
Better healthcare - Improve individual patient experiences of care along the IOM 6 domains of quality: Safety, Effectiveness, Patient-Centeredness, Timeliness, Efficiency, and Equity
Better health - Focus on the overall health outcomes of populations by addressing underlying causes of poor health, such as: physical inactivity, behavioral risk factors, lack of preventive care, and poor nutrition
Reduced costs - Lower the total cost of care resulting in reduced monthly expenditures for Medicare, Medicaid or CHIP beneficiaries by improving care
Patient Care Models -The right care at the right time, in the right setting – every time.
Seamless Coordinated Care Models -Coordinating care to improve health outcomes for patients
Community and Population Health Models - Keeping families and communities healthy
Supportive Multipayer Environment
Enhanced, accountable payment
Comprehensive primary care
Continuous improvement driven by data
Optimal use of health IT
Better health, Better care, Lower cost
All application materials and more information can be found on the website, http://innovations.cms.gov/
Letters of Intent were due November 15, 2011
Applications are due on January 17, 2012
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