FierceHealthcare reports in a new article:
“Next Generation ACOs take on greater financial risk than other programs, such as the Medicare Shared Savings Program, and in return are offered greater flexibility for care coordination. But they’ve also faced blowback, with some calling for these models to be scrapped or severely overhauled because the promised savings slow to materialized
So 29 participants in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Next Generation ACO program—including Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Henry Ford Health System, Mission Health, Carillion Clinic and Trinity Health—are teaming up to work with the agency to ensure the model stays in place for the long-term.”
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