Buried deep (on pages 501-502) in the 900+ page pre-publication version of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) is Table 32, which lists current Alternative Payment Models (APMs) and whether they would meet the criteria for qualifying APMs and Advanced APMs in the MACRA proposed rule. Interestingly, none of CMS’ Bundled Payment for Care Improvement Models 2-4, nor its Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement initiative, would qualify as a MACRA APM.  And its Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations Track One (with no down-side risk) would not qualify as an Advanced APM under MACRA.

CMS is inviting comments on this list before June 27, 2016.

Table 32 Proposed APMs Part 1

Table 32 Proposed APMs Part 2Link to Original Source

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