Overview

"The CMS Innovation Center - Developing and testing health care payment and service deliver models to improve patient care, lower costs, and align payment systems to promote patient-centered practices."
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Our Innovation Models

The CMS Innovation Center has a growing portfolio testing various payment and service delivery models that aim to achieve better care for patients, smarter spending and healthier communities. Want to join a model?

Learn more about CMS Innovation Center models

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Where Innovation is Happening

See where our Innovation Model Partners are located.

Find out where innovation is happening

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Strategic Direction

Background on the CMS Innovation Center's Strategic Refresh – Putting All Patients at the Center of Care

The CMS Innovation Center's strategic direction

Data and Reports

Data & Reports

The CMS Innovation Center contributes reports and datasets to the community of health care innovators, data researchers, and policy analysts.

Access and download CMS Innovation Center data and reports

Webinars and Forums

Events

The CMS Innovation Center offers webinars and forums about its programs. These provide opportunities to learn about current programs, upcoming events, and initiatives, as well as to ask questions and offer feedback.

Find information on upcoming and past events

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Connect With Us

Learn how to engage with CMS Innovation Center Models; stay updated on Center activities, events and news; and find open positions with the CMS Innovation Center.

Learn how to engage with the CMS Innovation Center

Recent Milestones & Updates

  • February 23, 2024
    Independence at Home Demonstration Announced: Year eight evaluation report and associated materials posted Learn more
  • February 16, 2024
    Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model Announced: Second report for implementation year 1 posted Learn more
  • January 30, 2024
    Cell and Gene Therapy (CGT) Access Model Announced: Voluntary model aims to improve the lives of Medicaid enrollees living with rare and severe diseases by increasing access to treatments Learn more

About the CMS Innovation Center

Introduction to Key Concepts

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