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Rural Hospital Participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program

Description
Proposes modifications to the Medicare Shared Savings Programs (MSSP) and the Advanced Payment Program that would transform the healthcare delivery system in rural communities. Discusses expanding Medicare beneficiaries in rural communities from a single primary care provider to a Community Care Organization (CCO) with shared savings payments and providing early payments to CCOs to support infrastructure and chronic disease management.
Author(s)
Lynn Barr
Date
02/2013
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Medicare · Policy