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Evaluation of the Primary Care First Model: Second Annual Report

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Provides an overview of the Primary Care First (PCF) model, which aims to enhance primary care and move primary care practitioners toward value-based payment. Describes the PCF model implementation experiences for Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 practices. Explores the preliminary impact of the PCF Model on acute hospitalizations and Medicare Part A and B expenditures relative to a comparison group. Estimates the impacts of the model on a set of seven leading indicators to provide an early assessment of whether care delivery changes are resulting in meaningful early outcome changes. Highlights implications from this report for the Primary Care First model and future models.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Mathematica
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Health reform · Medicare · Primary care · Reimbursement and payment models · Service delivery models · Statistics and data

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