About Us

The National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) represents more than 12 million beneficiary lives through hundreds of organizations participating in population health-focused payment and delivery models in Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance. Models include the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), Next Generation ACOs, and alternative payment models supported by a myriad of commercial health plans and Medicare Advantage. NAACOS is a member-led and member-owned nonprofit organization that works on behalf of health systems and physician provider organizations across the nation participating in population health-focused payment models to improve quality of care, outcomes, and healthcare cost efficiency. 

Values

  • NAACOS drives accountable care growth and performance out of a deep commitment to serve patients.
  • NAACOS is committed to supporting accountable care’s role in
    • improving population health
    • enhancing the care experience
    • reducing costs for patients and taxpayers
    • improving provider engagement
    • advancing health care quality and equity 

Vision

  • In collaboration with organizations and professionals who share our values, we work to improve population health, enhance patient experience, reduce cost to patients and tax payers, support care teams, and advance health care quality and equity.
  • Specifically we strive to:
    • Grow the number of individuals in accountable care relationships consistent with the national aim to have every Medicare beneficiary with a provider accountable for quality and total cost of care by 2030.
    • Help our members to be high performing – formalizing education over time, being intentional in broadening the landscape of education to accountable care, and helping prepare tomorrow’s accountable care leaders.
    • Advocate and adapt as needed to ensure a sustainable and innovative accountable care landscape – influencing policy and other changes, driving innovation, communicating the value for patients in accountable care, and supporting ACOs and accountable care in Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, or commercial insurance.

NAACOS is proud to be affiliated with the following organizations.