New CMS initiatives are launching January 2020! You may have heard about the “Primary Care First” or “Direct Contracting” models. These two new models will impact value based care and reimbursement for primary care physicians. We are joined by Gary Jacobs, Village Medical at Home President, and Dave Ault, Attorney at Faegre, Backer, Daniels who help us dive into these new initiatives. In this episode, we will tell you what these initiatives are, how they differ from current ACOs, and how you can participate.