CMS Pushes Back ACO Notification Requirement, ACOs Want It Struck

/ September 3, 2019 at 2:50 PM
CMS delayed requirements for accountable care organizations (ACOs) to notify beneficiaries of their assignment in order to give ACOs time to adjust, but the providers still want the requirement removed. ACOs won’t be penalized for failing to provide beneficiaries with written notification that they are assigned to an ACO prior to or at their first primary care visit of the performance year, according to an email CMS sent to providers Wednesday (Aug. 28). The requirement to provide standardized written notices...

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