The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid services yesterday published an interim final rule modifying financial and quality performance requirements for Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organizations located in areas affected by extreme and uncontrollable circumstances, such as hurricanes and wildfires. Effective Jan. 20, the rule provides some relief from quality reporting requirements and potential shared losses for affected ACOs in 2017. CMS will accept comments on the rule through Feb. 20.
AHA encourages Congressional leaders to pass the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness…
AHA Comments on CMS' Medicare Shared Savings Program Proposed Rule Regarding Pathways to Success for ACOs
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Americans rely heavily on hospitals to provide 24/7 access to care for all types of patients, to serve as a safety net provider for vulnerable populations and…
This checklist may help hospital facility professionals prepare for survey evaluations regarding emergency preparedness requirements from the Centers for…
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Members-only webinar replay: MSSP Proposed Rule: ACOs-Pathways to Success
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Aug. 17 published a proposed rule that would make several changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program.