Medical Groups Pledge Support of House ACO “Rural Glitch” Bill

In a letter sent to Congress, 13 leading healthcare organizations, including the National Association of ACOs, expressed their strong support for a recently reintroduced bill that fixes a flaw in the way financial targets, or benchmarks, are set for Medicare accountable care organizations.

Preparing for the Mandatory eCQM Reporting Overhaul

By Dr. Mansoor Khan – It’s safe to say that ACO groups are not too happy about the MSSP Quality reporting overhaul, the need here is of an exceptional Population Health Management Platform. The conflict stems from multiple policy changes on behalf of CMS that lacked adequate input from patient, ACO, and provider communities.

CMS Regulation Impacts on MSSP and QPP

By Sanjay Seth MD – ACOs participating in shared savings programs face a number of opposing forces in 2021. From a decline in the number of Medicare beneficiaries to new CMS regulations to force downside risk sooner, ACOs are carefully weighing their options in the year ahead.

ACOs Announcing Millions in Shared Savings

NAACOS reported that Medicare’s largest alternative payment model by far had another record year of savings while continuing to provide high-quality care, as shown by data on 2019 performance released by CMS. Check out ACOs reporting savings.