Agency Finalizes Mandatory Kidney Care and Oncology Models; Launching Jan. 1, 2021

Agency Finalizes Mandatory Kidney Care and Oncology Models; Launching Jan. 1, 2021

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized two mandatory demonstration models through its Innovation Center – the End-Stage Renal Disease Treatment Choices (ETC) Model (fact sheet; website) and the Radiation Oncology (RO) Model (fact sheet; website). The two models – first proposed in July 2019 – serve as key components to the Trump Administration’s push to incentivize high-value… (LaRosa, September 18, 2020) #Bundling, #Demonstration Programs, #End-Stage Renal Disease, #Value-Based Purchasing