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Medicare’s Primary Care First model gets bipartisan boost in Senate hearing
Modern Healthcare

Senators across the aisle voiced support on Wednesday for the Trump administration’s recently announced plan to offer primary-care contracts with physician practices through Medicare fee for service.

During a Senate Finance Committee hearing, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said he sees the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s Primary Care First policy as an opportunity for more chronically ill patients to be cared for in their home.

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