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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Learn from experts at Premier, Inc. about the evolution of Medicaid Managed Care and how essential hospitals can succeed in the changing environment.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

The fact sheet gives a general overview of the Medicare Shared Savings Program and Quality Payment Program and explains how the programs work together.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

The policy team at America's Essential Hospitals discussed the regulatory outlook for the next year, including key policy issues on the horizon.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Hospital participation in Medicare value-based programs in 2015, including ACOs and bundled payments, was associated with 2,377 fewer readmissions and $32.7 million in savings.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

A series of forums will provide information on the Next Generation ACO Model; a separate CMS webinar will outline the Medicare ACO Track 1+ Model.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Along with renewing ACOs, the 99 new organizations bring the total number of ACOs nationally to 480 in 2017.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

The new Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation model aims to boost participation from small rural hospitals and other smaller health care practices.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

CMS will partner with up to six states on the new Medicare-Medicaid ACO Model, which was designed by the CMS Innovation Center.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Of particular interest to members of America’s Essential Hospitals are changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program and provisions related to telehealth.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Hosted by the Financial Interest Group, this webinar will help prepare your hospital to implement provisions of the MACRA final rule.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

It outlines factors stakeholders should focus on when designing alternative payment models, including type to propose, how to measure improvements, and more.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Hear insights and lessons learned regarding value-based care from representatives of the foundation of Hennepin Health.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Hospitals and other providers generated more than $466 million in savings in 2015 through participation in Medicare accountable care organizations (ACOs).

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

The rule, released July 7, updates physician payment rates for Medicare services and makes changes to physician quality programs.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

The new rule aims to help more accountable care organizations successfully participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Hospitals and other providers now have until May 20 to submit a letter of intent for the Next Generation ACO model, which carries greater risk but also offers greater rewards; applications are due May 25.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Join us April 20 to hear key lessons learned from a hospital currently operating an accountable care organization.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Hospitals and other providers now have until May 2 to submit a letter of intent to participate in the second and final round of the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

New ACOs are eligible for risk-bearing tracks with increased savings for positive patient outcomes and penalties for negative outcomes. A total of 477 ACOs will care for almost 8.9 million beneficiaries in 2016.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

CMS requests feedback on a range of provisions relating to MIPS and incentives for participation in APMs, including whether to stratify quality measure data by demographic factors.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Pioneer and MSSP ACOs showed improvement in at least 27 of 33 quality measures in last reporting period. More than 420 Medicare ACOs have been established, coordinating care for more than 7.8 million patients.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Upfront and ongoing savings aim to encourage providers to form ACOs in rural and underserved areas and promote participation in models with greater financial risk. Applications accepted July 1 to July 31.

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Nominations are due June 19. The work group will define terms related to alternative payment models and a strategy to track progress of APM implementation.

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The agency also finalized a new risk/reward model that offers a greater share of savings for providers who take on more financial risk.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Roughly 48 percent of participating ACOs produced $121 million in total shared savings in 2013, with a net shared savings of $99 million

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

The call will provide an overview of the materials required for applying to the Medicare Shared Savings Program and lessons learned from previous program year application periods. Notices of intent due May 29, applications due July 31.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

The model saved $384 million over a two-year time period and is the first alternative payment pilot to meet criteria for expansion to additional sites.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

IOM recommended a set of 15 core measures to be used across federal quality reporting programs to reduce the administrative reporting burden, allow for nationwide comparisons, and more.

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This new model will allow ACOs to take greater performance risks for greater financial reward, calls start March 31.

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CMS will host a national provider call for ACOs interested in the 2016 program year.

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accountable care organizations (ACO)

Through CMS' new model, ACOs can take greater performance risk and receive a greater portion of savings through coordinated, high-quality care.

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About America’s Essential Hospitals

America’s Essential Hospitals is the leading association and champion for hospitals and health systems dedicated to high-quality care for all, including the most vulnerable. Since 1981, America’s Essential Hospitals has initiated, advanced, and preserved programs and policies that help these hospitals ensure access to care. We support members with advocacy, policy development, research, and education.