A request for applications (RFA) portal now is available for interested organizations to apply to the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model for 2018.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation, which released the RFA, will host open forums to provide an overview of the ACO model and offer information on the required letter of intent on these dates:

Webinar on Medicare ACO Track 1+ Model

Meanwhile, CMS will host a webinar on March 22 from 2 3 pm ET to offer details on the Medicare ACO Track 1+ Model, including information on:

  • design of the model;
  • eligibility and application requirements;
  • evaluation; and
  • related learning activities

Contact Director of Policy Erin O’Malley at eomalley@essentialhospitals.org or 202.585.0127 with questions.