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.Read More
The healthcare industry is not in short supply of changes that need to be made. This week’s Friday at Five highlights some industry reports lighting the way for better health data exchange, patient experience, health equity, interoperability, and social determinants of health to name a few.
Starts on September 20th in Washington DC – NAACOS conferences are the only ACO events exclusively organized by ACOs. The two-day in-person event with pre-conference activities will feature the insights of CMS officials, ACO leaders, and policy insiders. Early bird special ends Aug. 4th.
Latest news being reported on payers and the health insurance industry including news from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, IBX, CareSource, NAACOs, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, CareSource, and more.
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.
CMS issued the 2024 proposed Physician Fee Schedule with a 60 day comment period. Here is what we have rounded up on initial thoughts from our industry from NAACOS, MGMA, APTA, AMGA, AMA, ATA, and CHI.
By Robert Daley – In the eight years since MACRA, the law has been a strong step in the right direction. ACOs account for the majority of Medicare’s advanced APMs, using incentives to hire care managers to provide personal care to their sickest patients.
As 2023 brings in a new year of challenges for our healthcare system, here are some of the organizations with their new boards helping to bring change and solutions.
The $1.7 trillion spending bill for fiscal year 2023 was signed into law. Included were health care provisions. With billions going to healthcare, what are our industry leaders saying about how the money will be spent? We reach out to see what they had to say.