On October 16, 2018, The Next Gen Coalition submitted comments on proposed changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program. In our letter, we ask that CMS to make the Next Gen program a permanent offering in its Medicare risk portfolio. We also call on the agency to continue to improve transparency and stability while incentivizing […]
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 20, 2018) – Twenty-nine Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have formed a new coalition to advocate for the preservation and expansion of the Next Generation ACO program — a program which has benefited individuals, communities and federal payers since its establishment by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation in 2016. […]
On September 5, 2018, 26 Next Gen ACOs sent a letter to CMS Administrator Seema Verma and Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality, Adam Boehler. The letter asks that CMS eliminate the three percent ceiling on changes to risk scores, while maintaining the three percent floor; commit to a more predictable and stable payment methodology; […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the first annual report on the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model. The report provides results from the 18 active Next Gens who participated beginning January 2016. Key findings from the report showed that Next Gen ACOs reduced spending by approximately $100 million (a 1.7 […]
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a long-awaited proposed rule that would revamp the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Among key changes, the rule reduces the amount of time ACOs can spend in upside-only arrangements (where they are eligible to share in savings but not at risk for […]