Day: May 5, 2021

Healthcare organizations ask HHS to delay quality measure reporting for ACOs

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Citing rushed implementation, unanswered issues and prospective adverse implications to affected person treatment, eleven healthcare businesses are contacting on the Biden administration to hold off and make adjustments to mandated high-quality measure reporting for accountable treatment businesses.

The healthcare businesses, which includes the American Healthcare facility Association and the American Medical Association, despatched a letter to Department of Wellness and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra inquiring for a hold off or other solutions.

The ACO Coalition has despatched a separate letter to Becerra citing its concerns.

The issue regards adjustments to high-quality reporting for the Medicare Shared Discounts Application posted in the Last 2021 Medicare Physician Charge Routine Rule.
 
The adjustments are scheduled to acquire impact this yr and following, with the most notable staying mandated in 2022.

WHY THIS Matters

The concern is that ACOs are a selection of hospitals and doctor tactics

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