Tag: Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

Next Generation ACO Model Select

Building upon experience from the Pioneer ACO Model and the Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program), the Next Generation ACO Model offers a new opportunity in accountable care—one that sets predictable financial targets, enables providers and beneficiaries greater opportunities to coordinate care, and aims to attain the highest...

ACOs taking risk in innovative payment model generate savings for patients and taxpayers

Aug 27, 2018 Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an evaluation report for the first performance year of the Innovation Center’s Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model showing promising early results. Results demonstrated the positive outcomes in terms of quality and costs when providers...

CMS rule to overhaul Medicare Shared Savings Program would imperil ACOs, group says

The National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) argues that a rule proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to overhaul the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) begun in 2012 under the Affordable Care Act would create havoc by “introducing many untested and troubling policies.” “The administration’s proposed...

CHRONIC Care Act to Get Floor Vote in Senate

The clock is ticking…. the Senate is due to review the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act  next month in order eliminate some of the barriers for the use of telehealth services and technology.  August 14, 2017 by CTEL NEWS The Creating High-Quality Results and...

Top Three Reasons Accountable Care Organizations Should Use Telehealth and Telemedicine

The medical cost associated with providing Medicare beneficiaries the use of telehealth technologies and remote patient monitoring services can be shared among ACO’s according to federal regulations under the Medical Shared Savings Program (MSSP) waivers. The financial impact revealed by CMS was a saving of nearly $600 million in...
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