PAMED members can click here to view the second quarterly summary report (from May 17, 2017) on the progress of this initiative.
PAMED approved funding to started the Practice Options Initiative (POI) at the October 2016 House of Delegates. The POI will be managed by PAMED's for-profit subsidiary, the
Care Centered Collaborative (CCC), and will create a management services organization (MSO) and clinically integrated networks (CINs) to equip Pennsylvania physicians with the tools to successfully navigate the rapidly changing health care world.
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) called for a revolutionary shift in how physicians are paid. It stresses quality of care over quantity of patients seen.
The POI is in direct response to this shift. PAMED has a number of resources designed to educate physicians and medical practices on this dramatic shift.
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Initial services will be available in the spring of 2017:
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Clinically Integrated Networks
The POI is in the process of creating clinically integrated networks (CINs) in several Pennsylvania markets.
PAMED members explain the idea behind CINs and how it would help their medical practices provide higher quality value while staying independent: