Two-Year Costs and Quality in the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative

Publisher: New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 374, no. 24 (subscription required)
Jun 16, 2016
Authors
Stacy Berg Dale, Arkadipta Ghosh, Deborah N. Peikes, Timothy J. Day, Frank B. Yoon, Erin Fries Taylor, Kaylyn Swankoski, Ann S. O’Malley, Patrick H. Conway, Rahul Rajkumar, Matthew J. Press, Laura Sessums, and Randall Brown
This article describes the impacts for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries’ cost, service use, quality of care, and patient experience of the first two years of the Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative. CPC was launched in October 2012 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services along with 39 other payers to improve primary care delivery.