December 7, 2021
Transition to Value
  • A report from consulting firm Mathematica found that the Independence at Home model hasn’t meaningfully improved primary care at home or curbed program costs. The report contradicts CMS, which has reported savings since the project launched six years ago. According to Mathematica, the Independence at Home model reduced total Medicare spending by an estimated 1 percent per beneficiary per month in 2019, and many practices didn’t meet quality standards tied to payment. (Article here)