Hospitals, ACOs Urge Becerra To Extend Next Generation ACO Demo

By Michelle M. Stein / April 20, 2021 at 7:02 PM
Hospitals and Accountable Care Organizations are urging HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra to make the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization demonstration permanent -- or at least extend it beyond 2021 -- as they say those in the model don’t have good value-based care options after the demo ends. “If the model ends this year, Next Gens will be faced with the choice of moving to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ENHANCED track or out of alternative payment models. While MSSP...

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