PNHP, Community Groups Push HHS To Scrap ACO REACH Model

By Michelle M. Stein / March 8, 2022 at 11:29 AM
More than 250 community, senior and progressive groups, spearheaded by the Physicians for a National Health Program, are pressing HHS to terminate its newly unveiled the Accountable Care Organization REACH model, calling the program a rebranding of the direct contracting demo. Following months of heated debate on the future of the direct contracting demonstration, CMS on Thursday (Feb. 24) revealed it redesigned the model as a new ACO REACH initiative that will focus more on health equity and be better...

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