On January 18, 2012, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an Economic and Budget Issue Brief on Medicare quality and efficiency demonstrations entitled, “Lessons from Medicare’s Demonstration Projects on Disease Management, Care Coordination and Value-Based Payments.” PFCD Chairman, Dr. Ken Thorpe responds with a detailed commentary on the scope of the demonstrations and the value of care coordination.

Evidence Based Care Coordination: Can it Work in Medicare? (YES)