AJMC April 29, 2022
Gianna Melillo

The opening plenary of the Spring 2022 National Association of Accountable Care Organizations conference focused on addressing health equity and improving synergy between CMS and ACOs.

In the opening session of this year’s National Association of Accountable Care Organizations (NAACOS) Spring Conference, NAACOS president and CEO Clif Gaus, ScD, moderated a discussion with Rob Fields, MD, MHA, chief population health officer at Mount Sinai Health System, and Meena Seshamani, MD, PhD, deputy administrator and director, Center for Medicare,, CMS.

Throughout the session, both panelists and audience members stressed the importance of the incorporation of health equity into ACOs, while Seshamani offered insights on how the Biden administration plans to improve alignment between Medicare, models, and the organizations.

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Topics: ACO (Accountable Care), CMS, Conferences / Podcast, Equity/SDOH, Govt Agencies, Healthcare System, Payment Models, Provider, Trends, Value Based
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