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CMS to give an additional $140 million to primary care doctors in 2017

By Admin | November 23, 2016

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services are looking to monetize patient outcomes instead of patient volume, and to incentivize that, they’re focusing on primary care physicians.

Changes to coding could eventually lead to $4 billion sent to care coordination efforts and other factors related to patient-centric care, according to Modern Healthcare.

In a nutshell, bundled payments may become a thing of the past.

To learn more, read “CMS Unbundles Care Coordination Code and Sends Primary Care Docs Another $140 Million” by D Magazine.

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