CMS announces Next Generation ACO participants

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CMS has officially launched its Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model this year with the selection of the first 21 participating ACOs.

For those familiar with the ACO world, these organizations may sound familiar. The ACOs selected have significant experience with accountable care through initiatives such as the Medicare Shared Savings Program and the Pioneer program. ACOs in the program will take on higher levels of financial risk and reward in an effort to move more fee-for-service Medicare payments into alternative payment models by the end of the year.

Here are the 21 organizations selected to participate in program in 2016.

For more information, visit the CMS page for NGACOs.

 

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