How The Center For Medicare And Medicaid Innovation Should Test Accountable Care Organizations [Payment & Delivery]

Monday, Jul. 26th 2010 1:31 PM

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act establishes a national voluntary program for accountable care organizations (ACOs) by January 2012 under the auspices of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The act also creates a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation in the CMS. We propose that the CMS allow flexibility and tiers in ACOs based on their specific circumstances, such as the degree to which they are or are not fully integrated systems.

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