Category Archives: ACO

Firm Client Tops Nation in Medicare Savings

Broad and Cassel client, Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization, tops the nation in Medicare savings, as detailed in the article below from the Palm Beach Post:  A doctor group based in Palm Beach County leads the country in saving taxpayers … Continue reading

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Broad and Cassel Represents Three of the Top Ten ACOs in the Country

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Paul DeMuro Published in December Issue of Compliance Today

Fort Lauderdale Of Counsel Paul DeMuro penned two articles in the December 2015 issue of Compliance Today magazine, continuations from the first two installments in the October 2015 issue. Compliance Today is published by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) … Continue reading

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Paul DeMuro Published in Compliance Today

Fort Lauderdale Of Counsel Paul DeMuro penned two articles in the October 2015 issue of Compliance Today magazine, published by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). The monthly publication includes educational articles on enforcement actions, new and changing regulations and … Continue reading

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The Next Generation ACO Model – CMS’s Most Crucial Experiment Yet?

By: Fred Segal After its first two “performance years,” the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), established by the Affordable Care Act, and launched in 2012 by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation, has … Continue reading

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Medicare Announces New ACO Initiative: The Next Generation ACO Model

By: Fred Segal On March 10, 2015, CMS announced that it will offer a new ACO Model in the near future:  The Next Generation (Next Generation) ACO Model.  The Next Generation Model will be separate and apart from the Pioneer … Continue reading

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CMS Expands Medicare Coverage for ACOs Providing Telehealth Services

By: McKenzie Livingston Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are monetarily incented to achieve the Triple Aim of being more cost efficient, while providing better care for individuals and providing better health for populations.  Telehealth is such a great match for ACOs … Continue reading

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89 ACOs will join Medicare Shared Savings Program in January

The following information was recently published by Modern Healthcare. One of Medicare’s largest attempts to overhaul how hospitals and doctors are paid will expand in January even as federal officials acknowledge the need to modify the program to sustain the … Continue reading

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CMS Unveils New ACO Investment Model to Support Healthcare Coordination

By: McKenzie Livingston The Centers for Medicare & Medical Services (CMS) encourages healthcare providers to participate in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) through the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), which creates financial incentives for ACOs that lower growth in health care … Continue reading

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Accountable Care Organizations Struggling with Health Information Technology Interoperability

By: McKenzie Livingston A recent survey by Premier, Inc. and the eHealth Initiative shows that while most Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) report having core health information technology (HIT) in place, a lack of interoperability across systems and providers is still … Continue reading

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