ACO REACH: Exploring CMMI’s New ACO Model

Kevin Siebs, Moore & VanAllen, and Derek Skoog, Principal, PricewaterhouseCoopers, discuss the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (CMMI’s) latest ACO model, ACO Realizing Equity Access and Community Health (REACH) Model. They cover reasons for provider participation in ACO REACH and common characteristics among participants, the model’s payment mechanisms, aspects of the model’s benchmark methodology, and key compliance issues related to the model. From AHLA’s Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group.