The ACO REACH Model – Opportunities to Advance Value

March 7, 2022 - /

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Innovation Center is rebranding its Global and Professional Direct Contracting model (GPDC) as the Accountable Care Organization Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health model (ACO REACH), effective January 1, 2023. The ACO REACH program aims to improve the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries, with an enhanced focus on those beneficiaries who are underserved. CMS will accept applications from organizations interested in participating. Applications are due by April 22, 2022.

Click HERE to watch the webinar replay where consultants Amy Bassano, HMA; Kate de Lisle, Leavitt Partners, an HMA Company; and Kelsey Stevens, Wakely Consulting Group, an HMA Company discussed:

  • The similarities and differences between the two models
  • Changes to the financial methodology that organizations should be aware of before applying
  • Implications for current participants, prospective participants, and the broader value movement
  • Evaluating model options

Click HERE to view the slide deck.