Primary Care First: CMS Develops a Value-Based Primary Care Program for Independent Practices.
The monumental shift in healthcare from fee-for-service or a volume-based approach to value-based care will change healthcare delivery for the better in the United States. When physicians do what is necessary and avoid over-testing and procedures of limited or no value , the outcomes are best for the patient, and for the entire healthcare system. After all, physicians are also stewards of the healthcare system. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have tested and