CMS Says 2020 ACO Participation Is ‘Robust,’ NAACOS Still Concerned

By Michelle M. Stein / January 10, 2020 at 7:11 PM
CMS says the revamped Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations are on track to save $2.9 billion over 10 years, as the agency’s actuary projected when the regulatory overhaul was finalized, but the National Association of ACOs raises concerns about the program’s lack of growth because it says fewer new ACOs are joining the program than in past years. “NAAOCS feared that changes CMS made under Pathways would throw off the careful balance of risk and reward for too...

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