Intermountain Healthcare, Anthem and other healthcare leaders on Friday launched a new alternative payment model concept that could be the first patient-centered medical home model designed specifically to address addiction recovery.
New payment model targets addiction recovery
The model initially will target Medicaid managed-care and large employer health plans, according to David Smith, founder of healthcare consulting firm Third Horizon Strategies, which is a partner in the project. Six potential pilot markets involving commercial partners are on the table, Smith said.
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