NAACOS Asks CMS To Push Back Deadline For ACO Applications

By Michelle M. Stein
January 10, 2019 at 7:22 PM
The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations says CMS should give ACOs more time to apply to the revamped ACO program after the agency set a Feb. 19 deadline. NAACOS wants CMS to give ACOs until late March to decide whether to participate. "Setting an application deadline two months after publishing the final rule does not give ACOs that have expiring agreements the necessary time to vet the decision internally or the time to process the many elements of the...

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