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CMS chief says it’s time for ‘next step’ for ACO’s

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FierceHealthcare reported:

“In a webinar with the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative (ACLC) on Monday, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma reiterated that it’s ‘time to take the next step’ in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).\

She argued two-sided risk models lead to better outcomes and lower costs, but 82% of ACOs still haven’t made the transition. CMS wants to force those remaining ACOs to switch with a new rule that would limit upside-only models to just two years. ”

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