|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
September 11, 2017
On May 1, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)opened the application period for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) seeking to participate in the Medicare Shared Saving Program beginning January 1, 2018.
Foothill Accountable Care Medical Group has applied with CMS to be under the following Shared Savings Program track:
Track 1: One-sided model; ACO’s share in savings but no losses
Eligible Clinicians (ECs) in Track 1 ACOs will be assessed under the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) using the APM scoring standard.
If you are a Physician interested in joining Foothill Accountable Care Medical Group, please contact:
Administrator & CMS ACO Liaison
Phone (909) 398-1550, ext. 238
Foothill Accountable Care Medical Group expects to receive the CMS Decision on our ACO Application in the Late Fall 2017.
NEW Medicare Shared Savings Website:
Accountable Care Organizations – What Providers Need to Know: