What is Direct Contracting?

Direct Contracting — also known as Global & Professional Direct Contracting (GPDC) — is a new alternative payment model from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) that encourages primary care physicians (PCPs) and other eligible professionals to shift away from fee-for-service (FFS) to value-based payments in primary care.

GPDC also enables the creation of Direct Contracting Entities (DCEs), which help providers participate in Direct Contracting.

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Medicare’s Direct Contracting payment model provides an opportunity for primary care providers (PCPs) to capture the full dollar value generated from effectively managing care for Medicare patients. PCPs can use these funds to reinvest in their staff, their practices, and their patients.

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