ACO News

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ACO News previous years - 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

June

NAACOS sends a letter to CMS urging the agency to release information as soon as possible on the 2019 MSSP application

May

NAACOS supports use of telehealth in opioid addiction treatment

NAACOS submits letter to NQF on draft attribution report

NAACOS Continues to Support H.R. 3545 to Combat Opioid Addiction

April

NAACOS submits comments to Ways & Means on MACRA Implementation

March

NAACOS Cites Expenditures, Investment Learning Curve in CMS Letter
Accountable Care News
March 2018

Part 2 Partnership sends letter to Senate Finance Committee supporting S. 1850

Organizations Pen Letter to CMS Administrator Asking to Extend MSSP Track 1
AJMC Managed Markets Network
March 01, 2018

February

NAACOS and five other provider organizations send a letter to CMS requesting that ACOs meeting cost or quality criteria be able to remain in Track 1

January
CMS announces 561 MSSP ACOs for 2018

SAMHSA releases final rule making changes to regulations governing the confidentiality of substance use disorder patient records 

Coordinated Medicare Networks Grow, But Still Seek Help
Health Care on Bloomberg Law
January 22, 2018 

Medicare ACOs Increase by 18 Percent in 2018
Healthcare Business News
January 16, 2018 

CMS: More than 120 new participants join the Medicare Shared Savings Program for 2018
FierceHealthcare
January 8, 2018

NAACOS letter to CMS identifies PY2016 MSSP calculation error affecting ACOs with previous savings and rebased benchmarks in 2016

Press Release: NAACOS Joins CMS in Welcoming 58 Next Generation ACOs in 2018!

Joint press release for “The ACO Improvement Act of 2017”

Press Release: NAACOS Joins CMS in Welcoming 561 MSSP ACOs in 2018!

NAACOS letter to CMS identifies PY2016 MSSP calculation error affecting ACOs with previous savings and rebased benchmarks in 2016

NAACOS submits comments in response to HHS RFI on competition in the healthcare marketplace