February, 2016

All the posts published.

  New Hospitals and Health care providers join the Affordable Care Act initiative   Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services made the announcement that 121 new participants joined the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) initiative designed to improve the quality of healthcare offered to beneficiaries while lowering overall costs. According to the Department of Health and Human service (HSS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell, ““Americans will get better care …

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The Next Generation ACO Model This is a new initiative from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) which takes the top Pioneer ACO companies and builds a model of best practices under the Shared Savings Program. This new model sets a benchmark, where beneficiaries can align themselves to the ACO and evaluates the beneficiary incentives of seeking this type of next Generation providers. ACO Participants in this model …

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February 2016 - Accountable Healthcare America