The Value Based Care movement was initiated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in an effort to cut unnecessary healthcare costs while improving care quality and patient engagement.    Commercial carrier have followed CMS’ lead, initiating their own quality improvement programs for bonuses and incentives for primary care physicians and specialists alike.

While the bonuses and incentives vary from carrier to carrier, baseline certifications and reporting programs include:

What is the current CMS Timeline for value-based programs?

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