Monthly Archives: March 2015

NCMS Foundation Seeks Rural Providers for ACO Opportunity

The North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Foundation seeks to identify rural providers interested in learning more about developing an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced a new funding opportunity specifically for rural providers.  CMS wants to encourage providers to form Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ACOs in […]

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CMS Announces Next Generation ACO

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center introduced the “Next Generation Accountable Care Organization” model of payment and care delivery on March 10, 2015. This initiative is for ACOs experienced in coordinating care for populations of patients and will allow these provider groups to assume higher levels of financial risk and reward […]

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NC ACO Collaborative Draws Crowd to Raleigh

On Thursday, March 5, members of the NC ACO Collaborative packed the auditorium of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) Center for Leadership in Medicine in Raleigh for the first of its twice- yearly meeting. The gathering brings together ACOs, aspiring ACOs, ACO participants and other interested parties like the representatives from the State Health […]

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