MSSP ACO Version 2.0: CMS Proposes to Remove 34 Physician Specialties From the Beneficiary Assignment Process

    January 2015

    Recently, CMS proposed modifications to the current regulations that govern accountable care organizations (ACOs) engaged in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). This article, by healthcare fellow Stanford L. Moore and published an article in the Bloomberg BNA Health Law Resource Center, discusses one of the proposed changes—beneficiary assignment. The proposed modifications would remove 34 physician specialties from the current beneficiary assignment process.

    The article is posted with permission from Bloomberg BNA.