The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Aug. 27 released an evaluation report for the first performance year of the agency’s Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model. For the 2016 performance year, the Next Generation ACO Model generated net savings to Medicare of about $62 million while maintaining quality of care for beneficiaries, the agency said. CMS said savings appeared to be largely associated with reductions in hospital and skilled nursing facility-associated costs. There were 18 Next Generation ACOs in 2016. See the report for more findings.
AHA Comments on CMS' Medicare Shared Savings Program Proposed Rule Regarding Pathways to Success for ACOs
Advocacy Webinar Recording
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.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Aug.
AHA before House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health: Identifying Innovative Practices and Technology in Health Care
AHA submit statement before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health.regarding innovative practices and technology in health care.
The Illinois Rural Community Care Organization builds the structure necessary for rural providers to be successful ACOs.