Congressional Lawmakers Push for the Extension of A-APM Incentive Payments
November 2, 2022 - Over 40 Congressional lawmakers sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi and Leader McCarthy, urging them to ensure the continued success of value based care by extending the advanced alternative payment model (A-APM) 5% incentive payments.
Congressional Lawmakers Ask Lawmakers to Incentivize APM and Value-Based Care Participation
March 8, 2022 – Congressional lawmakers sent a letter to The Honorable Xavier Becerra, Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, in appreciation for his commitment to advancing value-based care and to request he incentivize more provider participation by rapidly adopting modifications to existing alternative payment models (APMs).
House Members Send CMS Letter Supporting the Continuation of GPDC
February 24, 2022 – Led by Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH), congressional members sent a letter to CMS requesting the continuation of the Global and Professional Direct Contracting Model.
Former Obama CMS Officials Send CMS Letter Supporting GPDC
February 23, 2022 – Former Obama-era CMS officials sent a letter to CMS supporting the Direct Contracting models and their employment within the value-based care movement.
Three Provider Trade Organizations Partner to Support Direct Contracting with CMS
February 15, 2022 – The American Medical Association in conjunction with the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians, sent a letter to CMS support Direct Contracting.
ACOs, DCEs Urge Expansion and Improvement of Direct Contracting Model
February 14, 2022 – Hundreds of health care providers urged the Biden Administration to continue the Global and Professional risk Direct Contracting model with some modifications to ensure that these models continue to build on over a decade of success with bi-partisan accountable care policy.