The HHS unveiled Wednesday the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative meant to increase Medicare payments to physicians who incorporate a coordinated care model in their practice. The CMS will select five to seven health care markets that will be monitored over a four-year demonstration period that begins next year. Providers will receive an average of $20 more per month for each Medicare enrollee to be used at provider's discretion on infrastructure for coordinated care, including EHRs.

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