Applications open for CMS' Next Generation ACO Model

CMS is now taking applications for participation in the 2018 Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model, according to the American Hospital Association.

Organizations seeking to participate must submit a non-binding letter of intent by May 4. Applications are then to be submitted in two stages. A narrative portion of the application is due May 18, followed by the proposed Next Generation Participant Provider lists and a list of Next Generation ACO Service Areas due June 9.

Interested organizations can check out the request for applications for more details.

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