Category Archives: ACO

Free Up Your ACO’s Capital

In an effort to encourage wider participation in value-based risk models, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a new Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Track 1+ Model with a …

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A Better Choice for ACOs Taking Downside Risk

If you are an ACO and need to securitize your downside risk, here are six reasons why a Surety Bond is a better choice than a Letter of Credit (LOC): …

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ACO Repayment Mechanisms – Surety Bonds as an Alternative to Letters of Credit

Track 2, Track 3 and NextGen ACO’s have to demonstrate that they would be able to repay shared losses incurred at any time within the agreement period, and for a …

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ACO Repayment Mechanisms – Types of Surety Bonds

Certain Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) must establish a repayment mechanism to assure CMS that they can repay losses for which they may be …

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