Press Releases & Letters

For previous years Press Releases & letters - 20172016201520142013

October

National Association of ACOs Comments on Proposed Medicare Rule and Includes Notable Findings from Recent ACO Poll 

Final NAACOS comments on the Proposed Pathways to Success Rule

September

Nine stakeholder groups urge CMS to ensure continued success of ACO program

Part 2 Partnership asks Congress to address privacy protections in final opioids bill

NAACOS Testifies on Capitol Hill

Study Shows ACOs Saved Medicare $1.84 Billion from 2013 to 2015

NAACOS supports FCC pilot to expand telehealth to low-income consumers and joins other groups in asking for changes

NAACOS submits comments on CMS proposals for 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program

  • Separately, NAACOS joined other health groups supporting wider reimbursement of telehealth and remote monitoring

August

More Medicare ACOs Achieve Quality and Cost Goals in 2017

NAACOS Statement on Evaluation of Next Generation

NAACOS responds to the Health Care Innovation Caucus’s request for information

Proposed Rule Likely To Drive Exodus of Medicare ACOs 

NAACOS expands its policy and communications teams 

July

NAACOS submits comments in response to CMS’s Request for Information on Establishing a Healthcare Sector Innovation and Investment Workgroup

June

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

 

 

May

 

NAACOS submits letter to NQF on draft attribution report

 

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

NAACOS submits comments in response to CMS’s Request for Information on Direct Provider Contracting models

NAACOS supports use of telehealth in opioid addiction treatment

NAACOS submits 
letter to NQF on draft attribution report

NAACOS releases survey results on ACO risk requirements

 

April

 

NAACOS submits comments to Ways & Means on MACRA Implementation

NAACOS comments on CMS’ release regarding direct provider contracting model RFI 

March

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

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

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

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