500 Practices Launch Medicare Project

The clinical benefits and financial viability of patient-centered medical homes will be put to the ultimate test over the next four years by 500 primary-care physician practices that agreed to participate in a new Medicare demonstration project.

The CMS announced the participants in its Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative last week to much fanfare and hope in its success.

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Source: ModernHealthcare.com

“The CPCI is very well conceived, well designed and, so far, a well-executed program,” said Patrick Gordon, program director for the Colorado Beacon Consortium and director of government programs for consortium member Rocky Mountain Health Plans of Grand Junction, Colo.