CMS Proposes Major ACO Overhaul, ACOs Must Take On Risk After Two Years

August 10, 2018
CMS is proposing a major revamp of the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations, including a plan to give new ACOs only two years before they must start sharing both savings and losses with the agency. CMS wants to work with ACOs that are serious, and can no longer afford to continue a program that loses money for taxpayers, Administrator Seema Verma said Thursday (Aug. 9). The move was immediately blasted by the association representing ACOs, which called it...

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