CMS Won’t Budge On Notification Requirement ACOs Want Struck

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / September 27, 2019 at 5:46 PM
Accountable Care Organizations on Friday (Sept. 27) again pushed against a new beneficiary notification requirement that is part of CMS’ ACO overhaul, but CMS says it won’t budge on the requirement just yet. At the National Association of Accountable Care Organizations annual conference, several ACO members voiced concerns that the requirement is costly for ACOs and increases beneficiary confusion. One ACO official said the total cost of complying with the requirement cost as much as hiring two more nurses. Another...

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