DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services42 CFR Part 425[CMS-1345-F]RIN 0938-AQ22Medicare Program; Medicare Shared Savings Program: Accountable Care OrganizationsAGENCY:
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), HHS.
This final rule implements section 3022 of the Affordable Care Act whichcontains provisions relating to Medicare payments to providers of services and suppliersparticipating in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) under the Medicare Shared SavingsProgram. Under these provisions, providers of services and suppliers can continue to receivetraditional Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) payments under Parts A and B, and be eligible foradditional payments if they meet specified quality and savings requirements.
: These regulations are effective on [OFR: Insert 60 days after the date of publication].
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:Table of Contents
To assist readers in referencing sections contained in this preamble, we are providing atable of contents.I. BackgroundA. Introduction and Overview of Value-Based PurchasingB. Statutory Basis for the Medicare Shared Savings ProgramC. Overview of the Medicare Shared Savings Program