ACO Stakeholders: More Risk Is Not Necessarily The Answer

By James Romoser / June 8, 2018 at 6:36 PM
Stakeholders who work with accountable care organizations pushed back against suggestions from Trump administration officials that ACOs need to take on more financial risk, and one stakeholder said he hopes CMS uses an upcoming proposed rule on ACOs to adjust how it handles regional benchmarking and risk adjustment. “I think that there’s not enough appreciation for what has been accomplished by a lot of the hospitals and physicians in ACOs across the country,” Tim Gronniger, the former director of delivery...

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