Tuesday’s announcement of the new Next Generation ACO model being offered by CMS signals potentially more flexible thinking on the part of CMS officials

Tuesday, March 10, will inevitably looked back on as important day for CMS (the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) and for the ACO (accountable care organization) concept, whether positively or (hopefully not) negatively so. That’s because now, in addition to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ACO model and the Pioneer ACO Program, CMS unveiled a third option, the Next Generation ACO.

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