ACOs, PACE Groups Welcome Direct Contracting Details, But Say More Needed

By Michelle M. Stein / December 2, 2019 at 3:07 PM
Accountable Care Organizations view CMS’ new Direct Contracting demonstration as laying the groundwork for the next generation of ACOs -- particularly with the Next Generation ACO demo set to sunset soon -- and PACE organizations view the Direct Contracting demo as a way to reach new patients who could benefit from the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly care model. CMS last Monday (Nov. 25) released more information on the demo through a request for applications and gave interested...

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