NAACOS, AHCA Propose Ways To Improve SNF ACO Participation

By Bridget Early / February 22, 2024 at 3:20 PM
The National Association of ACOs and the American Health Care Association on Wednesday (Feb 21) released a set of recommendations the groups say would increase long-term and post-acute care providers’ participation in accountable care organizations (ACOs). The groups focus on two overarching methods of improving SNF participation, including tweaking existing risk-based arrangements to accommodate SNFs and working episodic-based payments into broader ACO arrangements. They say CMS needs to create an ACO-based, voluntary, episode-based payment model designed for SNF providers...

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