GTMRx Institute Policy Update blog post
I was thrilled to see HHS and CMS take a big step towards health care transformation with the announcement of the CMS Primary Cares Initiative
—a new set of value-based care models that will be tested starting as early as January 2020. HHS Secretary Azar perhaps said it best—“For years, policymakers have talked about building an American health care system that focuses on primary care, pays for value, and places the patient at the center. These new models represent the biggest step ever taken toward that vision.” Read more.
Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams issued a statement during National Immunization Week underscoring the safety and effectiveness of vaccines to prevent disease. “Unfortunately, there is inaccurate information circulating about vaccines, so let’s make sure we separate the facts from the myths,” Adams said, noting that parental concerns or questions should be taken to their health care provider. (Surgeon General’s Statement