We recently expressed cautious support for the CMMI Geographic Direct Provider Contracting model in a letter to CMS. New opportunities for physician groups, health plans, and other organizations to partner to serve Medicare, and Medicare and Medicaid dual-eligible beneficiaries could bring new innovations in care delivery to more beneficiaries. As the number of alternative payment models grows, however, so does the complexity of attribution of outcomes and costs. In addition, the potential for confusion among beneficiaries increases as multiple organizations engage in outreach and marketing to describe their services.
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