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Next Generation Account Care Organization ACO

CMS Reopens Next Generation ACO Application Request Portal

March 6, 2017 - Providers interested in joining the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model in 2018 can now access the Request for Applications and Letter of Intent on the program’s portal, according to a recent CMS announcement. The federal agency stated in December 2016 that it would reopen the 2018 Next Generation ACO model application process to allow more eligible clinicians to...


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CMS Reopens Next Generation ACO Application Request Portal

by Jacqueline Belliveau

Providers interested in joining the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model in 2018 can now access the Request for Applications and Letter of Intent on the program’s portal, according to a recent CMS announcement. The...

CMS Reopens 2018 Next Generation ACO Model Applications

by Jacqueline Belliveau

Providers interested in participating in the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model in 2018 can now submit a letter of intent to CMS, according to the alternative payment model’s webpage. The Next Generation ACO model...

Next Generation Model Methodology May Boost MSSP ACO Success

by Jacqueline Belliveau

CMS should use a modified Next Generation model benchmark methodology to calculate healthcare cost thresholds to ensure all accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) have an equal opportunity to earn...

CMS Seeks Final Applications for Next Generation ACO Model

by Jacqueline Belliveau

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Innovation Center announced the opening of its final round of applications for Next Generation Account Care Organization (ACO) Model, which will begin on January 1, 2017. The final round of Next...

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