Value-based Care: What is direct contracting…

Why are we talking about this? Earlier this month, the US Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) announced the new Global and Professional Direct Contracting (GPDC) Model in a giant leap towards value-based care. In this article, I explain what the GPDC Model is, why it’s not half as dry as it sounds, and how it plays into the US health insurance ecosystem. I then compare this model to the UK National Health Service (NHS) model of

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