Becker's Healthcare May 13, 2022
The world of value-based care (VBC) is placing an increased focus on health equity goals.
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) need to focus on core strategies that are both aligned with these goals and applicable across various VBC models.
During a May Becker’s Hospital Review webinar sponsored by Bamboo Health, Chris Skowronek, Vice President of Payer Strategy at Bamboo Health, shared insights about a new ACO model announced by the federal government with built-in mechanisms to facilitate health equity goals.
The three key takeaways were:
1. The ACO REACH model puts a strong focus on health equity. In response to growing calls to address health disparities, the Biden administration’s focus on health equity, and feedback from the ACO and payer community, CMS and the...