By Rose Meltzer @ Fierce Healthcare
Ready or not, here come value-based care reforms, says one top Trump administration health official. On a webinar with the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative (ACLC) on Monday, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma reiterated that it’s “time to take the next step” in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).
She argued two-sided risk models lead to better outcomes and lower costs, but 82% of ACOs still haven't made the transition. CMS wants to force those remaining ACOs to switch with a new rule that would limit upside-only models to just two years.
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