The CMS State Innovation Model Initiative and Improved Health Information Technology and Care Management Capabilities of Physician Practices


Zosha Kandel, Diane Rittenhouse, Salma Bibi, Taressa Fraze, Stephen Shortell, and Hector Rodríguez

Aug 2021

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) State Innovation Models (SIMs) initiative funded 17 states to implement health care payment and delivery system reforms to improve health system performance. This study aimed to evaluate SIMs role in improved health information technology (HIT) and care management capabilities of physician practices.