HMP Global January 18, 2023
Three accountable care initiatives will expand in 2023, a move which is intended to increase Traditional Medicare beneficiaries’ access to quality care, according to a press release by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
CMS announced expansions to the Medicare Shared Savings Program; the Accountable Care Organization Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (ACO REACH) Model; and the Kidney Care Choices (KCC) Model.
The Shared Savings Program is the largest of the 3 initiatives, involving 456 ACOs and 10.9 million assigned beneficiaries in 2023. Once they take effect, policies included in the CY 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule final rule are expected to bolster the number of organizations participating in the Shared Savings Program, especially in underserved areas,...