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September 23, 2015, 11:30 am by American Academy of Family Physicians

Sen. Bill Cassidy, M.D., R-La., recently introduced the Primary Care Enhancement Act of 2015, which would make it easier for patients to select the direct primary care model.

The legislation calls for setting up a CMS demonstration project for practices that wish to participate. Medicare patients can obtain DPC services now, but they must pay the monthly fees out of pocket and can contract only with physicians who opt out of Medicare. If the legislation is enacted, CMS would establish an innovative project that would pay DPC medical home practices a “periodic fee” for treating Medicare Part B patients.

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