ACOs Prepare for eCQM Quality Reporting

By Mo Weitnauer – Healthcare quality reporting is evolving, and accountable care organizations are at the forefront of this change. In 2025, ACOs will be required to shift from traditional quality reporting via the CMS Web Interface to eCQMs, marking a significant transition in their reporting process.

NAACOS Largely Supports Proposed Changes to Medicare’s Largest ACO Program

By Aisha Pittman MPH & Clif Gaus ScD – NAACOS has been advocating for several changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program. We push for policies we feel would increase participation in accountable care organizations and help CMS reach its stated goal of having all Medicare beneficiaries in a relationship accountable for quality and total cost of care by 2030.

ACO Quality Changes Stall Drive to the Future

By Megan Reyna MSN RN & Jennifer Gasperini – ACOs will be required to report MIPS CQMs by 2025. CMS stated goal in transitioning to these new reporting approaches is to decrease administrative burden by replacing CMS’ existing manual reporting system, with electronic quality reporting.

NAACOS Calls for a Rethinking of Medicare ACO Quality Reporting

In formal comments submitted in response to the proposed 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations called on the Biden administration to hold off on requiring clinical quality measures to be reported electronically until data interoperability is widely available.