The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation Tuesday will host the third in a series of Open Door Forums on its Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model, which will allow participants to assume higher levels of financial risk and reward than the Pioneer Model and Medicare Shared Savings Program. Tuesday’s call will focus on the model’s financial methodology and related issues. An April 7 call will focus on the model’s benefit enhancements and care coordination reward, and an April 14 call on letters of intent and applications to participate. Round one letters of intent are due May 1 and applications are due June 1. For more on the model, visit