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State Innovation Models (SIM) Initiative Evaluation: Model Test Year Four Annual Report

Description
Fourth annual report on Round 1 of the CMS State Innovation Models (SIM) Initiative, which tests the ability of the governments in six states - Arkansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oregon, and Vermont - to move providers to value-based payment models (VPMs). Describes the experiences of providers, health systems, consumers, payers, and state officials during the final full implementation year for most Round 1 states. Presents interim impacts on healthcare utilization, cost, and quality for individuals reached by SIM-supported VPMs during the SIM Initiative period. Includes information specific to rural areas.
Date
03/2018
Type
Document
Organizations
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, RTI International
Tagged as
Health reform · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models · Arkansas · Maine · Massachusetts · Minnesota · Oregon · Vermont