Keyword: National Association of ACOs
A Michigan medical practice will close it doors April 30 after hackers deleted all of its patient records when doctors refused to pay a ransom.
ACOs are finding their own paths to success—and industry stakeholders should consider those unique needs as they shape policy, a new survey suggests.
Top policy groups are calling for improved transparency around CMS' Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) payment models.
Big-name healthcare organizations say the change would allow interested providers more time to account for complex changes.
CMS finalized changes to shorten the time ACOs can stay in one-sided risk models and dropped shared savings to 40%.
ACOs have saved Medicare $2.7 billion, according to an analysis commissioned by NAACOS. CMS estimates pegged savings at $1.6 billion.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers urged CMS to reconsider changes to the ACO program.
A new survey shows ACOs could leave the Medicare Shared Savings Program and fewer might enter if proposed changes are finalized.
Proposed changes to the federal ACO model would cut the knees out from under the program, board members of the National Association of ACOs said.
AMA, AHIP and several prominent physician groups say ACOs need more time to take on risk.