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CMS hosted a conference call on Tuesday to seek providers' feedback on the recently proposed Advanced Payment Initiative, which would pay ACOs a portion of their shared savings bonuses upfront to support infrastructure investments. Read our review of comments offered on the advanced payment concept.
Showing you the money: CMS weighs advance ACO payment
Read our review of the key issues raised during the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation's recent conference call that sought to clarify details of the Pioneer ACO Model.
Addressing providers' questions about the Pioneer ACO Model
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently announced the Pioneer ACO Model, an advanced path to ACO formation for providers with prior experience managing risk. To help providers assess potential program participation, the Health Care Advisory Board published a whitepaper today highlighting eight key conclusions about the Pioneer ACO Model and reviewing critical details about the program's structure.
Publication Alert: Exploring the Pioneer ACO Model