Tag Archives: Medicare

‘Medicare For All’ Emerges As Early Divide In First Democratic Debate

This fact check was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). During Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate — the first in a two-night event viewed as the de facto launch of the primary season — health policies,  ranging from “Medicare for All” to efforts to curb skyrocketing drug prices,… Read More »

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services unveils five primary care payment model options

Providers can voluntarily participate in five primary care models that offer two types of financial incentives, including a global capitation option for health systems already taking financial risk. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma announced the CMS Primary Cares Initiative today. WHY… Read More »