NAACOS In the News 2020

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June

How Can Data Sharing Evolve Population Health Management?
June 25
AJMC 

ACOs Describe How Population Health Expertise Is Paying Off During Pandemic
June 24
Healthcare Innovation 

ACOs Can Grow Value-Based Payment in Medicare, But Changes Needed
June 18
RevCycle Intelligence 

MedPAC urges MA, ACO tweaks to speed up value-based payment reform
June 16
Healthcare Dive 

ACOs Describe What's Involved When Implementing a SNF Waiver Program
June 15
AJMC  

NAACOS Policy Session Recaps Changes Wrought by COVID-19 and Looks Ahead
June 10
AJMC  

Berwick Challenges ACOs to Take on Inequity, Racism
June 9
Managed Healthcare Executive

Coronavirus: Poll finds in-person visit volumes increasing
June 9
Medical Economics

CMS Modifies Policies, Timelines for Alternative Payment Models
June 4
Medscape 

CMS Extends Next Generation ACO Model, Offers APM Flexibilities
June 4
RevCycle Intelligence 

CMS extends Next Generation ACO model, offers direct contracting details
June 3
Modern Healthcare

May

ACOs seek info on Next Gen, Direct Contracting models amid COVID-19 pandemic
May 22
Fierce Healthcare 

What Health Spending Issues Will We Need To Address Post-Pandemic?
May 20
Going Below the Surface

ACOs need more time to decide on Medicare program participation, providers tell CMS
May 18
Becker’s Hospital Review 

ACOs ask Trump admin for more help to cope with coronavirus
May 15
Healthcare Dive

FCC Urged to Include For-Profit Providers in COVID-19 Telehealth Fund
May 7
mHealth Intelligence

NAACOS Highlights the Importance of ACO-Based Pop Health Strategies During the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 4
Healthcare Innovation 

New rule aims to sustain Medicare ACOs in wake of COVID-19
May 4
Healthcare Financial Management Association

Hospital and provider groups cheer new CMS flexibility on telehealth, capacity and ACO losses
May 1
Fierce Healthcare 

April

CMS delivers key win for ACOs in emergency rule
April 30
Modern Healthcare

Senators Urge CMS to Hold Harmless Medicare Shared Savings ACOs
April 22
HealthLeaders

Many ACOs May Exit Medicare Shared Savings Program Because of Pandemic
April 16
Medscape 

Over Half of At-Risk ACOs May Quit MSSP to Avoid COVID-19 Losses
April 14
RevCycle Intelligence 

CMS attempt to replicate Medicare Advantage's popularity appears to miss mark
April 11
Modern Healthcare

Virus Sidelines Medicare’s Push for Value-Based Care
April 3
Bloomberg Law 

March

Medicare Covid-19 Spending Could Exceed $115 Billion, Study Says
March 26
Bloomberg Law 

Analysis: COVID-19 could raise Medicare spending by as much as $115B over next year
March 26
Fierce Health 

NAACOS Weighs in on Draft Federal Health IT Plan
March 25
Politico

Pandemic prompts CMS to drop some reporting requirements for value-based initiatives
March 23
Healthcare Dive 

ACOs Concerned Coronavirus to Impact Shared Savings, Losses
March 18
Rev Cycle Intelligence 

Provider Groups Ask Medicare to Shield Them From Covid-19 Losses
March 17
Bloomberg Law 

West Virginia Senators Reintroduce Legislation to Overhaul 42 CFR Part 2
March 13
Behavioral Healthcare Executive

ACOs seek flexibility from CMS to mitigate losses due to coronavirus
March 15
Fierce Healthcare 

ACOs vulnerable to penalties, no savings in light of coronavirus
March 13
Modern Healthcare 

Industry reactions to interoperability rule are a mixed bag
March 11
HealthExec 

ACOs Back Hospitalization Alerts in Final Interoperability Rule
March 9
Rev Cycle Intelligence 

February

ACOs ask CMMI for more shared savings in direct contracting model
February 21
Healthcare Dive 

Doctors, Hospitals Balk at Medicare Pay Scheme’s Scarce Details
February 21
Bloomberg Law

CMS Loosens Restrictions on Telehealth for Certain Shared-Risk ACOs
February 11
Rev Cycle Intelligence 

ACOs warn future of Next Gen program appears bleak
February 4
Fierce Healthcare

January

What the Latest ACO Numbers Mean for the Future of the MSSP
January 22
Rev Cycle Intelligence 

ACO Enrollment in MSSP Stalls
January 13
AJMC 

ACO savings are clear, but participation drops
January 13
HealthExec 

Participants continue to drop out of Medicare ACO program
January 10
Modern Healthcare