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Dr. Baron is a former Chair of the American Board of Internal Medicine's Board of Directors and currently is a Trustee of the ABIM Foundation. He served as Group Director of Seamless Care Models at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center, where he led efforts related to Accountable Care Organizations and Primary Care. Prior to his CMS appointment, Dr. Baron practiced general internal medicine and geriatrics at Greenhouse Internists, P.C., located in Philadelphia. Until joining the federal government, Dr. Baron also served on the Board of the National Quality Forum and their Health Information Technology Advisory Committee, as well as the Standards Committee of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).


Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe details of new non-fee for service payment models, including Bundled Payment, Accountable Care Organizations and Advanced Primary Care
  2. Explain administrative structures required to implement these kinds of models
  3. Articulate the new values-congruent roles physicians will play under new payment models and the skills they will need to play them.

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