MSSP Final Rule Seeks to Accelerate Move to Performance-based Risk in Traditional Medicare

January 10, 2019


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published a final rule on December 31, 2018, that overhauls the Medicare Shared Savings Program and takes a new approach to transitioning providers to performance-based risk arrangements in traditional Medicare. In exchange for this shift in financial accountability, Accountable Care Organizations participating in two-sided risk contracts will receive waivers from certain burdensome regulatory requirements and additional flexibility. Read more here.


For more information visit the McDermottPlus Payment Innovation Resource Center Mara McDermott at 202-204-1462/

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