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CMS to Give $$ for Success in Curbing Cardio Risks
HealthLeaders Media

Medicare providers could get a bump in their paychecks for keeping patients’ heart attack and stroke risks in check, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced.

Providers are already paid bonuses for assessing certain cardiovascular metrics, said Darshak Sanghavi, MD, director of the Preventive and Population Health Models Group at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).

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