AHA to CMS: COVID-19 Issues Affecting Clinicians and Organizations In Value-Based Payment Models

AHA joined physician and other groups urging CMS to take steps to ensure COVID-19 does not derail the Alternative Payment Model and value movement. Specifically, the groups urged CMS to “allow flexibility with existing deadlines and requirements and take steps to ensure clinicians are not inappropriately penalized for the extreme costs of handling the pandemic so that they can continue to focus their energy on patient care.

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