Accountable Care Organization
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are one of several Alternative Payment Models (APMs) established by CMS. Many private payers have adopted the ACO as an option for providers. Consequently, health providers can align incentives for both Medicare and private payers.
Medicare incentivizes providers to lower spending through participation as an ACO in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.Read More
While most of the political attention has focused on the GOP and Trump administration’s efforts to repeal Obamacare, aging Baby Boomers continue to challenge the finances of Medicare and the entire U.S. Federal budget. After the recent passage of an Obamacare repeal bill in the House, it is likely that political attention will remain on Obamacare repeal efforts, leaving recently enacted programs affecting Medicare, MACRA and MIPS, intact. It is possible that practices who maximize their performance under MIPS could earn a big payday, as high asRead More