Next Generation ACO’s Second Evaluation Shows Small Spending Hike

By Michelle M. Stein / January 10, 2020 at 7:09 PM
CMS’ evaluation of the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization’s second year shows that Medicare spending increased slightly during 2017, though the National Association of ACOs said those results are likely due in part to the way the evaluation compared their performance to others. Next Generation ACOs are entering the fifth and final performance year of the model in 2020. Stakeholders have asked that the model, which has participants take on higher levels of risk than other ACOs, be made permanent...

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