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Next Gen ACO Coalition Rebrands as Value Based Care Coalition
December 8, 2021 – Today leading health care providers announced the national collaborative formerly known as the Next Gen ACO Coalition has a new identity as the Value Based Care Coalition. The rebranding reflects the Coalition’s evolved commitment to advancing two-sided risk, total cost of care payment agreements with traditional Medicare, Medicare Advantage, and commercial payers. [...]
Next Gen ACO Coalition to Co-Host Capitol Hill Briefing on Value Based Care
April 5, 2021 – Value-based healthcare policy developments have restructured the healthcare landscape to emphasize the delivery, measurement, and outcomes of care. Over the past ten years millions of Medicare beneficiaries have been served by innovative payment models. These innovative payment approaches have also been deployed within private coverage. Innovative healthcare providers are successfully delivering [...]
Next Gen ACO Coalition Applauds Model Savings of $559 Million in 2019
January 18, 2021 – Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations (Next Gen ACOs) collectively saved $559 million last year, according to partial performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). In addition, Next Gens maintained an average quality score of 93.7%. The release shows financial and quality performance for 37 of the 41 [...]
Next Gen ACO Coalition Applauds CMS’ Continued Commitment to Advancing Performance-Based Risk Models
December 21, 2018 – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today reported more than $164 million in Medicare savings – with strong performance on quality metrics – for 44 Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations in 2017. This builds on savings of $62 million across 18 Next Generation ACOs in 2016. "We applaud CMS’s [...]
Next Gen ACO Coalition Formally Launches
September 20, 2018 – Twenty-nine Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) have formed a new coalition to advocate for the preservation and expansion of the Next Generation ACO program — a program which has benefited individuals, communities and federal payers since its establishment by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation in 2016.