The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the fact sheet on December 3, 2020. It discusses the Medicare Geographic Direct Contracting Model, a new demonstration for fee-for-service Medicare. The Direct Contracting model is part of the CMS “Primary Cares Initiative” announced in 2019 by the CMS Innovation Center. The model will test an approach to improving health outcomes and reducing the cost of care for Medicare beneficiaries in multiple regions and communities across the country. Within each region, direct contracting entities (DCEs), organizations with experience in risk-sharing arrangements and population health, will partner with health . . .
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