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CMS Issues Final Rule for Medicare Shared Savings Program

Posted in Accountable Care Organizations, Guest Contributor, Medicare
This month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a final rule (the “Final Rule”) regarding an update to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (the “Program”). The Final Rule will seek to enhance primary care services, reduce administrative burdens, and provide flexibility in the Program in order to maintain and enhance participation in… Continue Reading

CMS Launches Next Generation ACO

Posted in Accountable Care Organizations, Affordable Care Act (ACA)
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has released information about a new accountable care organization (“ACO”) model, called the Next Generation ACO. According to CMS, “the Next Generation ACO Model offers a new opportunity in accountable care – one that sets more predictable financial targets, enables providers and beneficiaries greater opportunities to coordinate… Continue Reading