CMS Lays Out ACO Application Timeline For 2020 Start

By Michelle M. Stein / April 12, 2019 at 2:45 PM
CMS will start accepting on June 11 perspective notices from accountable care organizations that intend to join the revamped program in 2020, and the application window runs from July 1 through noon on July 29. The agency expects ACO agreements with CMS to be signed in December. CMS finished its ACO program overhaul in a Dec. 21 rule that shortened the time ACOs can participate without the risk of penalties for poor performance and lowered the shared savings rate for...

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