Intended new direction promotes patient-centered care.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 20, 2017)—Today, the CMS Innovation Center (Innovation Center) issued an informal Request for Information (RFI) seeking feedback on a new direction to promote patient-centered care and test market-driven reforms that empower beneficiaries as consumers, provide price transparency, increase choices and competition to drive quality, reduce costs, and improve outcomes. The Innovation Center welcomes stakeholder input on the ideas on additional ideas and concepts, and on the future direction of the Innovation Center

While existing partnerships with health care providers, clinicians, states, payers and stakeholders have generated important value and lessons, CMS is setting a new direction for the Innovation Center.

To be assured consideration, please submit comments online or by email to through 11:59 p.m. EST November 20, 2017.

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