May 30, 2018
Some major health care provider groups are praising CMS' recent proposal to allow Medicare providers to contract directly with patients, but others say the effort would be duplicative to CMS' other alternative payment models.
April 24, 2018
CMS is seeking "broad input" on ways to allow primary care providers to contract directly with patients, noting that the agency plans to test a direct provider contracting model in Medicare Parts A and B, Medicare Advantage, and Medicaid.
March 1, 2017
While less than 2 percent of the United States' licensed physicians currently are involved with direct primary care, some experts think the model could grow as Republican lawmakers look to encourage more market-based alternatives to insurance-based medicine.
June 19, 2015
Through the project, participating providers use in-home practices and work to coordinate care for certain Medicare beneficiaries.
October 7, 2014
HHS OIG is accepting comments on the proposed rule for 60 days.
August 11, 2014
Walmart plans to add six more primary care clinics by the end of the year, in addition to the six it already has opened in Texas and South Carolina.
August 7, 2014
The idea is gaining traction, but some observers remain skeptical of Kaiser Permanente's system.
February 25, 2014
January 23, 2014
August 8, 2013
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