(Trending) Understanding CMS’s foray into direct contracting

Physicians Practice | May 15, 2018 | Wayne Lipton

Medicare as rolled out its “direct primary care prototype,” but physicians should look closer at the model as it’s not quite DPC.

Direct primary care (DPC) has been getting a lot of attention over the past few years and now CMS has taken notice. The hope is a new approach to Medicare will improve patient health and save money by placing more emphasis on comprehensive care and preventive wellness. However, before jumping on the DPC bandwagon, there are several important issues to explore.



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