CMS Pulls Advanced Pay For Rural ACOs, As New ACO Strategy Coming

By Michelle M. Stein / February 22, 2022 at 9:13 PM
CMS on Tuesday (Feb. 22) pulled the Accountable Care Organizations Transformation Track aimed at giving a handful of rural ACOs advanced payments, as the agency says it is working on an agency-wide strategy for accountable care and will soon announce more proposals to increase ACOs in rural areas. Stakeholders weren’t surprised by the move, especially as one lobbyist noted the administration has been focusing on overall health equity issues more than geographic differences. The ACO Transformation Track was expected to...

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