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Some Considerations Before New ACO Generation Arrives

Posted in Accountable Care Organizations, Affordable Care Act, Home Healthcare, Hospitals and Institutions, Legislation and Public Policy, Medicare and Medicaid, Private Insurers, Reimbursement Matters

Day Pitney healthcare attorney Susan Huntington authored an article titled “Some Considerations Before New ACO Generation Arrives” which was published in Law360 on April 9.  The article discusses the “Next Generation ACO Model” recently created by the Innovation Center at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

The Next Generation ACO Model, previously discussed here, is a new payment model for Accountable Care Organizations that includes more options for payment mechanisms but requires all participants to assume downside risk.

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