Becker's Healthcare February 21, 2023
The ACO Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health model is the latest shared-savings model designed by CMS to improve care and reduce costs in traditional Medicare.
Several of the largest payers are stepping further into value-based care by acquiring and expanding provider organizations.
Here are 15 things to know about the ACO REACH model:
Designed to tackle equity challenges
- ACO REACH replaces its previous iteration, the Global and Professional Direct Contracting model. The ACO REACH model program started on Jan. 1 and will run through the end of 2026.
- In 2022, CMS announced it would replace GPDC with ACO REACH in 2023. Per the agency, the updated model will “better reflect the priorities of the Biden-Harris...