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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

The Quality Payment Program combines and replaces three separate clinician quality programs with a single system for clinicians that bill Medicare Part B.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

The rule includes additional cuts to new off-campus, provider-based departments (PBDs), as well as physician payment and quality program changes.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

The proposed rule would further cut payments to non-excepted provider-based departments to 25 percent of the Medicare Outpatient Prospective Payment System rate and change certain quality reporting requirements.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule for calendar year 2018 includes physician payment and quality program changes.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

Proposed rule would update physician payment rates for Medicare services, change physician quality programs, and solicit comment on MACRA requirements.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

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

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

Recommendations include establishing greater balance between risk and reward for participating ACOs.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

The proposals seek to add flexibility for participants and encourage participants to assume more risk to be be rewarded with greater shared savings.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

Topics of member interest include payment updates, the OQR Program, and the MSSP.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

The rules, released Oct. 31, finalized a number of provisions regarding payments, data collection in outpatient departments, quality programs, and the MSSP.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

The funding will be allocated to up to 75 ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program to bring better care coordination to rural and underserved areas.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

America's Essential Hospitals urged CMS to ensure any changes to the MSSP encourage and emphasize quality of care for beneficiaries.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

CMS proposes to update how participants in the MSSP capture and submit quality metric data to gauge improvements to quality of care. The proposed update includes changes to the measure set and the benchmark time period.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

OMB received June 26 a CMS proposed rule regarding the second round of the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

Providers interested in participating in an ACO through the MSSP must submit a notice of intent to CMS by May 30 and a final application to CMS by July 31.

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

ACOs are responsible for quality, cost, and overall care of Medicare beneficiaries

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

Agency provides methodological considerations, questions for states to address in program proposals

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Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

CMS says all 32 pioneer ACOs improved quality, performed better than published rates in fee-for-service Medicare

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