The goal of the demonstration is to test the feasibility of this partial risk bearing payment arrangement between the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and qualifying physician-based organizations in the fee-for-service (FFS) market. FFS rules apply within the context of a performance target, beneficiaries are not enrolled, and physician-sponsored organizations develop structures and processes to manage the services and cost of care received by FFS patients.
EXPECTED DATE OF COMPLETION:09/30/2001
AGENCY SPONSOR: Center for Beneficiary Choices
FEDERAL CONTACT: Cynthia K. Mason, 410-786-6680
PIC ID: 7181
PERFORMER: Health Economics Research, Inc., Waltham, MA