This data set presents Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) that are participating in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, a proposed model to support better and more efficient care for beneficiaries undergoing the most common inpatient surgery for Medicare beneficiaries: hip and knee replacements.
[Data Formatted for Mapping] The Innovation Center develops new payment and service delivery models in accordance with the requirements of section 1115A of the Social Security Act. Additionally, Congress has defined – both through the Affordable Care Act and previous legislation – a number of specific demonstrations to be conducted by CMS.
The Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative is a multi-payer initiative fostering collaboration between public and private health care payers to strengthen primary care. Medicare will work with commercial and State health insurance plans and offer bonus payments to primary care doctors who better coordinate care for their patients. Primary care practices that choose to participate in this initiative will be given resources to better coordinate primary care for their Medicare patients.