July 2021

CMMI Remains Dedicated to Value-Based Care Despite Pause to Some Models, Fowler Says

July 15, 2021

The American Journal of Accountable Care

During her opening plenary at the National Association of ACOs Spring 2021 Conference, Liz Fowler, PhD, JD, deputy administrator and director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, highlighted how the center is taking a pause to reassess its models and determine what is coming next.

Evaluating Alternatives to QALYs

July 14, 2021

The American Journal of Accountable Care

A better summary measure would be useful, but it is unclear whether there will ever be sufficiently little variation in valuation to design methods in a way that does not require repeated and costly reevaluation of assumptions.