Practice Options Initiative

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Progress Report

PAMED members can click here to view the second quarterly summary report (from May 17, 2017) on the progress of this initiative.


   First Quarterly Report from Jan 31, 2017  

      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 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.





MSO Services


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 online resources designed to educate physicians and medical practices on this dramatic shift. Click here to read more



Here are the Initial services available:

How can these services help your practice?

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or by phone at (855) 726-3348.

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the Care Centered Collaborative.


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: