The Forgotten Track: Medicare ACOs Qualify for Third MACRA Option Last Updated: May 30, 2017
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Modern Healthcare: The MIPS-APM track is appealing for doctors because their ACO will handle the majority of the reporting requirements, said Joe Damore, vice president of population health management at Premier, a healthcare performance improvement company based in Charlotte, N.C. “When we explain this option to organizations, a lot are deciding” to establish an ACO, Damore said. Lured by the benefits of the MACRA track, Columbus (Ga.) Regional Health is now creating a Medicare ACO, which will include 150 physicians.

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