Travis Broome is senior vice president of policy and economics at Aledade, which helps doctors stay independent and thrive in the transition to value-based care. Joining Aledade early on, Travis helped Aledade grow from 2 accountable care organizations (ACOs) to 20 ACOs. Today, he is a thought leader on accountable care and is responsible for strategy development, policy analysis, and economic modeling. Prior to Aledade, Travis was a regional director at CMS. He earned his MPH and MBA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Contributor: CMS Can Seize Opportunities to Fix the Rural Glitch, Risk Adjustment Caps in MSSPOctober 10th 2021
The Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) has seen its growth slow, but CMS has an opportunity to act on proposals that would address benchmarking and more fairly allocate savings to accountable care organizations in the program.
Medicare Steps In to Make Transitions of Care SaferMarch 16th 2020
If you have a primary care relationship, there is at least one health care provider who does know you: your primary care physician (PCP). Yet in the turmoil of admission and the danger of discharge, it has often been likely that the only physician on earth who knows you and your health would never know that you spent 3 days in the hospital. That is, until you recovered and told the person.
Regional Benchmarking or Regional Bonus? Sustainability in the Medicare Shared Savings ProgramFebruary 6th 2018
In healthcare, the “volume-to-value” movement seeks to align the interests of healthcare providers with the societal triple aim of better care, better health, and lower costs. The devil, as always, is in the details.
CMS Releases Medicare Shared Savings Program 2016 ResultsOctober 31st 2017
CMS just released 2016 data on the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the information proves that patience pays off, savings don't have to happen at the expense of quality, and that physician-led accountable care organizations are more successful.
The Opportunities and Challenges of the MSSP ACO Program: A Report From the FieldSeptember 20th 2016
This article provides a detailed description of a Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organization (ACO)'s actions and results, to increase understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing ACOs-particularly those comprised of independent practices.
Through the Eyes of One ACO: Deciding on Next Generation ACOMay 27th 2016
As the most advanced accountable care organization (ACO) model, Next Generation ACO has its appeal. However, it is the riskiest model, and one ACO explains why it decided to stay with the Medicare Shared Savings Program.