Upcoming Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Webinars

May 2, 2019
Health Policy

CMS Primary Cares Initiative: Direct Contracting Model Webinar — May 7

The CMS Primary Cares Initiative is a new set of payment models that will transform primary care to deliver better value for patients throughout the health care system. Direct contracting is a set of three voluntary payment model options aimed at reducing expenditures and preserving or enhancing quality of care for beneficiaries in Medicare fee-for-service. These payment model options create opportunities for a broad range of organizations.

During the webinar—which is being held May 7 from 3 to 4 PM ET—you can learn about requirements, benefits of participation, and the application process.

Register for this webcast now.

Quality Payment Program: Advanced APMs Webinar — May 9

During this webinar—scheduled for May 9 from 2 to 3 pm ET—you’ll learn about Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs)—one of the two tracks of the Quality Payment Program. Topics include:

  • Criteria for Advanced APMs in 2019 (Year 3)
  • Qualifying APM participant status
  • Resources and technical assistance

Register for this webinar now.

CMS Primary Cares Initiative: Primary Care First Model Webcast — May 16

The CMS Primary Cares Initiative is a new set of payment models that will transform primary care to deliver better value for patients throughout the health care system. The Primary Care First payment model options will test whether financial risk and performance-based payments that reward primary care practitioners and other clinicians are easily understood, have actionable outcomes that reduce total Medicare expenditures, preserve or enhance quality of care, and improve patient health outcomes.

Learn about requirements, benefits of participation, and the application process during a webinar on May 16. There are two sessions, both presenting the same information; one is from 12 to 1 PM ET and the other is from 3 to 4 PM ET.

Register for the 12 to 1 pm ET or the 3 to 4 pm ET session now.