CMS Expands CPC-Plus Regions for Round 2

CMS Expands CPC-Plus Regions for Round 2

Payers and practices are getting a second chance to participate in the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) model from 2018 to 2022.

The four regions selected for CPC+ Round 2 are:

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  1. Louisiana (statewide)
  2. Nebraska (statewide)
  3. North Dakota (statewide)
  4. New York (Greater Buffalo Region: Erie and Niagara counties)

Eligible practices located in these regions may apply to participate in CPC+ Round 2 from May 18, 2017, to July 13, 2017.

The CPC+ Advantage

CPC+ is a multi-payer care delivery and payment model with two tracks. Track 1 is for practices that have the health information technology and other infrastructure necessary to deliver comprehensive primary care. Track 2 is for practices proficient in comprehensive primary care and prepared to increase its efforts.

Tracks 1 and 2 of CPC+ are included on the list of Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APM) under the Quality Payment Program, making CPC+ participants exempt from participation in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System. Qualified participants of an Advanced APM will earn a 5 percent incentive payment beginning in 2019.

See the press release for complete details.

 

 

Renee Dustman

Renee Dustman

Executive Editor at AAPC
Renee Dustman, BS, MACRA Proficient, is an executive editor at AAPC. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Media Communications - Journalism. She has more than 20 years experience in print production and content management, and has worked in a variety of capacities for several publications.
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