NAACOS In the News 2022

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Hospices Can Adapt Health System, ACO Strategies on Community Partnerships
September 22
Hospice News

ACOs: Loss of quality bonus could disrupt value-based care model, physician recruitment
September 13
McKnight’s Long-Term Care News 

Hospices See Potential in Value-Based Contracts, but Referrals Not Guaranteed
September 13
Hospice News

ACOs Fight Looming Cuts, Privatization Rhetoric
September 12
MedPage Today 

ACO Leader Keeps Focus on Interpersonal Relationships
September 12
Healthcare Innovation

Provider groups ask CMS to ditch ACO revenue distinctions
September 12
Modern Healthcare 

The latest post-Roe realities
September 9
POLITICO Pulse 

Hospices Likely to Keep Moving Towards Value-Based Care
September 9
Hospice News 

ACOs fret over losing dependable MACRA bonus after this year
September 8
Fierce Health 

At NAACOS Meeting, Gaus, Brooks-LaSure Discuss Equity, Payments, Messaging
September 8
AJMC 

Healthcare Orgs Request Medicare Shared Savings Program Updates in PFS
September 8
RevCycle Intelligence 

CMS Administrator Brooks-LaSure: Health Care Quality Cannot Exist Without Equity
September 8
Hospice News 

Providers press CMS to pull back 4.5% doc pay cut, call for tweaks to ACO reforms
September 7
Fierce Health 

Providers Push for ACO Program Enhancements Following Strong 2021 MSSP Results
September 6
Health Leaders Media 

AMA and others make MSSP requests ahead of final rule
September 2
Healthcare Finance 

Leading National Healthcare Groups Call for CMS to Expand ACO Boundaries
September 1
Healthcare Innovation 

ACOs generate substantial savings 5 years in a row
September 1
Daily Briefing 

Medicare Shared Savings Program saved Medicare $1.6 billion in 2021, says CMS
August 31
Healthcare Finance 

CMS: ACOs saved Medicare $1.6B overall in 2021 as big changes on the horizon
August 30
Fierce Healthcare 

CMS releases Shared Savings Program results for 2021
August 30
Modern Healthcare 

Medicare Shared Savings Program Saves More Than $1.6B Through ACOs
August 30
Health Leaders Media 

Shared Savings Program ACOs Cut Costs Again, With 58% Earning Payouts
August 30
RevCycle Intelligence 

CMS Releases the Latest MSSP Numbers, Touts Savings and Quality
August 30
Healthcare Innovation

Medicare Doctors' Pay Proposal Could Jump-Start Coordinated Care
July 26
Bloomberg Law

CMS Makes Significant Updates to ACOs But Still Leaves Nursing Homes Largely Out of Conversation
July 20
Skilled Nursing News

Providers Face Cuts in Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule
July 11
RevCycle Intelligence 

Medicare proposal boosts accountable care organizations

July 8
Politico 

Medicare Proposes Physician Pay, Policy Changes Through Fee Schedule
July 8
Medscape 

CMS proposed payment rule includes major updates for ACOs
July 8
Healthcare Dive 

CMS Proposes 4.4% Cut in Physicians' Medicare Payments
July 8
MedPage Today 

CMS proposes major changes to Shared Savings Program
July 7
Modern Healthcare

ACO Update: The Pathways to Success Program
June 17
Managed Healthcare Executive 

Changing APM payment strategy could improve provider participation, MedPAC says
June 16
Medical Economics

NAACOS Leaders Praise ACO Reach Model to Managed Care Audience
June 13
Healthcare Innovation

ACOs unsure about health equity adjustment to REACH model
May 18
Modern Healthcare

For ACOs, the Question Is: To eCQM or Not to eCQM?
May 4, 2022
Healthcare Innovation

Experts Discuss Driving Health Equity, Increasing CMS, ACO Alignment
April 29
AJMC 

CMMI's Liz Fowler calls for better approach to educating public, lawmakers on value-based care
April 29
Fierce Healthcare 

‘Very false and misleading’ criticisms over direct contracting stoked model controversy, stakeholders say
April 29
Healthcare Dive 

NAACOS Recognizes ACO Members for Quality Improvement
April 28
Healthcare Innovation

NAACOS Launches ACO Digital Quality Measurement Task Force
April 12
EHR Intelligence 

NAACOS Convenes Task Force on Digital Quality Measurement
April 12
Healthcare Innovation

ACO Task Force to Gather Recommendations for Better eCQM Reporting
April 11
Health Leaders Media

Rural ACOs Work to Overcome Challenges in Medicare Payment
March 25
MedPage Today

Joe Biden’s Never-Ending Campaign to Build on Obamacare
March 23
POLITICO

NAACOS Launches Coalition for ACO REACH Model Participants
March 3
RevCycle Intelligence 

CMS's overhaul of the Direct Contracting program draws praise from supporters of value-based payment
HFMA
March 3

Revamp of Medicare Pilot Program Seeks to Bolster Doctor Role
February 28
Bloomberg Law 

CMS redesigns controversial Medicare direct contracting model
February 28
Healthcare Dive 

Rapidly Depleting Medicare Assets Call for Better ACO Participation Incentives, Groups Say
February 28
Health Leaders Media 

Providers relieved CMS chose to overhaul Direct Contracting Model instead of canceling it
February 27
Fierce Healthcare

CMS Revamps Direct Contracting Model
February 25
MedPage Today 

CMS redesigns Direct Contracting into an ACO model
February 24
Modern Healthcare 

CMS Replaces Direct Contracting With New ACO Model
February 24
Skilled Nursing News 

Trump-Era Medicare Pilot Program to Get Reboot From Biden HHS 
February 24
Bloomberg Law 

CMS Announces Changes to Direct Contracting for 2023, Unveils the ‘ACO REACH’ Model
February 24
Home Health Care News 

CMS overhauls Direct Contracting model to include new requirements on governance, health equity in 2023
February 24
Fierce Healthcare 

CMS Redesigns Direct Contracting Into an Equity-Focused ACO Model
February 24
AJMC 

CMMI eliminates ACO transformation track in CHART payment model
February 23
Fierce Healthcare 

CMS ends ACO track in rural pay transformation model
February 22
Modern Healthcare 

Curbs on Insurers, Private Equity Sought for Medicare Pay Plan
February 22
Bloomberg Law

Over 200 healthcare organizations ask HHS to keep direct contracting
February 17
Healthcare Finance

Provider groups scramble to convince lawmakers, CMMI to continue Direct Contracting model
February 15
Fierce Healthcare 

Healthcare Groups Plead with HHS’ Becerra to Retain Direct Contracting Model
February 15
Healthcare Innovation 

Provider groups ignite push to keep Direct Contracting model
February 14
Modern Healthcare

Low Medicare ACO participation in 2022 bodes poorly for ambitious Biden goal
February 7
MedCity News

NAACOS, AMA Urge Congress to Boost Value-Based Care, APM Incentives
February 4
RevCycle Intelligence 

Healthcare Associations Call on Congress to Spur APM Adoption
February 4
Healthcare Innovation

ACO Groups Disappointed With Results for Medicare 'Shared Savings' Program
February 1
MedPage Today

Medicare Shared Savings ACO participation grows slightly for 2022
January 26
Modern Healthcare 

CMS, NAACOS Have Entirely Different Takes on the MSSP ACO Program
January 26
Managed Healthcare Executive 

More Beneficiaries, But Fewer ACOs for Medicare Shared Savings Program
January 27
RevCycle Intelligence  

Number of ACOs increases modestly to 483 for 2022, which advocates say should be wake-up call
January 26
Fierce Healthcare 

Number of Accountable Care Organizations Joining MSSP in 2022 Grew Slightly, CMS Says
January 26
AJMC 

Medicare’s Coordinated Care Effort Sees Modest Growth for 2022
January 26
Bloomberg 

NAACOS Leaders Decry Poor Growth in ACO Participation
January 26
Healthcare Innovation

Medicare Direct Contracting Demo Garners Critics and Defenders
January 4
MedPage Today

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