News Release
November 2, 2023 

NAACOS Statement on Final 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
Attributed to Clif Gaus, Sc.D., President and CEO of the National Association of ACOs 

NAACOS appreciates that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to support the growth of value-based care. This rule finalizes several policies that support clinicians in accountable care organizations (ACOs), including improvements in quality reporting, more fair benchmarking policies, a smooth transition to a new risk adjustment model, keeping advanced payments for new ACOs who transition to risk, helping ACOs who serve high-cost beneficiaries and others. Despite the positive changes, we are disappointed that several favorable policies only apply to new or renewing ACOs in 2024, leaving out existing ACOs. 

NAACOS thanks CMS for its continued leadership to create stronger pathways for clinicians and health systems who want to provide higher quality, more cost effective, coordinated care for patients.   



David Pittman
Director, Communications and Regulatory Affairs
202-640-2689 or [email protected]