The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a request for applications (RFA) for two of the three voluntary payment model options, specifying how accountable care organizations can apply to participate in the professional and global options of Direct Contracting (DC).
Defined within DC are three different...National News
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Pathways to Success program as of July 1 were concerned about complying with federal guidelines mandating each Medicare beneficiary receive a notice that their PCP participates in the ACO prior to their first primary care visit.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that 518 ACOs are approved to participate in the newly branded Medicare MSSP, Pathways to Success program July 1; just 40 are new to the program, less than the more than 100 new ACOs the program averaged in its first seven years.
The MSSP is the largest value-based...