Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

May 4, 2021
Eleven organizations representing physicians and hospitals, including the AHA, urged Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to reconsider certain quality reporting changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program, which the Centers for Medicare…
Apr 13, 2021
Fourteen organizations, including the AHA, urged the Department of Health and Human Services to extend the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization model through 2022, and create a permanent full-risk ACO option based on it for the future.
Apr 12, 2021
Fourteen organizations, including the AHA, urge the Department of Health and Human Services to extend the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization model through 2022, and create a permanent full-risk ACO option based on it for the future.
Oct 12, 2020
The Next Generation Accountable Care Organization model reduced gross Medicare spending for calendar years 2016 to 2018 by $349 million (0.9%) without increasing preventable hospitalizations or readmissions, according to findings released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Sep 15, 2020
Accountable care organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program generated $1.19 billion in total net savings to Medicare in 2019, the third and largest annual savings for the program to date, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma announced.
Jul 24, 2020
Thirteen organizations representing health care providers, including the AHA, voiced support for the Value in Health Care Act, legislation to strengthen Medicare’s value-based payment models and accountable care organizations.
Jan 21, 2020
Meeting Materials Agenda and Background Memo Panelist Bios State Policy Innovations (Allied Association Materials)
Nov 21, 2019
A coalition of 14 health care organizations, including the AHA, today voiced support for the Accountable Care in Rural America Act, the companion to Senate legislation that would revise the benchmarking formula for the Medicare Shared Savings Program to ensure participating ACOs have an equal…
Oct 22, 2019
A coalition of 15 health care organizations, including the AHA, today voiced support for the Rural ACO Improvement Act (S. 2648), legislation that would revise the benchmarking formula for the Medicare Shared Savings Program to ensure participating accountable care organizations have an equal…