Conway Hints At Design Of 'Vanguard' ACO Demonstration

CMS' Patrick Conway hinted at the direction CMS is taking on the next generation of accountable care organizations at a recent meeting on Capitol Hill. Conway spent more time talking about changes CMS is considering for advanced ACOs that accept the risk of financial penalties, but he also told Inside Health Policy that CMS is considering similar changes for so-called one-sided risk ACOs that share in savings without the risk of being penalized for missing cost and quality-of-care targets...

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