Entries by MaraMcDermott

Next Gen ACO Coalition Engages with CMS to Accelerate the Adoption of Total Cost of Care Models in Traditional Medicare

Washington D.C. (July, 2021) – Next Gen ACO Coalition continues to engage with CMS to advance value based care, with a particular focus on models that enable providers to take on clinical and financial accountability through two-sided risk. In a letter to new CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, Next Gen ACO Coalition outlines several important steps […]

Next Gen ACO Coalition Urges HHS to extend the Next Generation ACO Model through 2022 then as Permanent Option

Washington D.C. (Apr, 2021) – Medicare has led the value movement through a key mechanism found in its accountable care organization (ACO) models. In September 2020, CMS released performance results demonstrating that ACOs have achieved $1.2 billion in annual net savings relative to benchmarks. Among these ACO models, Next Gen stands out as a pathway […]

Next Gen ACO Coalition to Co-Host Capitol Hill Briefing on Value Based Care

Washington D.C. (Apr, 2021) – Value-based healthcare policy developments have restructured the healthcare landscape to emphasize the delivery, measurement, and outcomes of care. Over the past ten years millions of Medicare beneficiaries have been served by innovative payment models. These innovative payment approaches have also been deployed within private coverage. Innovative healthcare providers are successfully […]