During her opening plenary at the NAACOS Spring 2021 Conference, Liz Fowler, PhD, JD, deputy administrator and director of the Center of Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, highlighted how the center is taking a pause to reassess its models and what is coming next.
Thirteen national health stakeholder groups today declared their support for a newly introduced bipartisan House bill that will accelerate Medicare’s move to value-based payment by boosting accountable care organizations and other alternative payment models.
Following the release of the latest accountable care organization (ACO) participation numbers from the CMS, the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) authored its own take on the latest data around the Medicare Shared Savings Program, Medicare’s largest and most prominent value-based payment program serving 11 million patients.
Several healthcare organizations, including the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS), called on CMS’s Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) to take a more public process for developing future value-based payment models and updating existing models.
In response to a request for recommendations to help address rising drug costs, the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) has submitted comments to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
In response to a Request for Information on Modifying Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act's (HIPAA's) Rules to Improve Coordinated Care, the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) has submitted comments aimed at acknowledging the growing presence of ACOs.
In reponse to CMS announcing an application deadline of February 19 for accountable care organizations (ACOs) participating in the new Pathways to Success program, the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) is calling for the agency to extend the deadline until later in March.
According to a new survey of accountable care organizations (ACOs), 60% said they would have been unlikely to have entered the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) under CMS' proposed changes, the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) acocunced. NAACOS also submitted a 39-page comment letter to CMS regarding the proposed MSSP overhaul.
The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) joined 8 other organizations in writing to CMS Administrator Seema Verma regarding the proposed rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) released a statement commending CMS for their evaluation of the first year of the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model.