CMS Announces New Value-Based Payment Model For Rural Healthcare Providers

Rural providers can pursue care transformation, such as expanding telehealth to allow the beneficiary's place of residence to be an originating site.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today announced a new value-based payment model for rural healthcare providers.

The Community Health Access and Rural Transformation (CHART) Model ties payment to value, increases choice and lowers costs for patients, CMS said.

CHART will provide support through new seed funding and payment structures, operational and regulatory flexibilities and technical and learning support.

How it works:  

Providers interested in the CHART Model have two options for participation: the Community Transformation Track and the Accountable Care Organization Transformation Track. Read more….