Welcome
Health Law & Business News

Medicare Coordinated Care Rule Might Extend No-Risk Model

May 4, 2018, 5:58 PM

The White House is reviewing a Medicare proposal that could extend the time health-care providers can stay in the no-risk stage of the agency’s coordinated care model.

The stage, known as Track 1 of the Medicare Shared Savings Program, is designed to help accountable care organizations make the transition from traditional fee-for-service Medicare to value-based service aimed at delivering higher quality care at lower cost.

ACOs are groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health-care providers, who come together voluntarily to give coordinated, streamlined, and more effective care to Medicare patients. There are 561 ACOs, with about 80 percent in Track...

To read the full article log in or if you would like to request a demo visit bloombergindustry.com