CMS reveals new cardiac, stroke innovation model

From Becker’s:

The new program — dubbed the Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model — is a five-year, randomized controlled trial. The program’s 516 awardees, which include nearly 20,000 providers and more than 3.3 million Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, will be testing a two-step program that firstly assesses individual patients’ risk for heart attack or stroke, and secondly provides the necessary prevention interventions for at-risk patients.

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