Most ACOs Must Comply With MIPS in 2017

By the end of January 2016 there were 838 ACOs operating across all fifty states and Washington DC. Today ACOs are paid under different models and considered part of different tracks; most commonly the Track 1 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) model, but also Track 2 and Track 3 programs such as Next Generation ACOs and Pioneer ACOs. According to CMS, 95% of all ACO’s are considered a Track 1 ACO... All Track 1 ACOs, meaning 95% of all ACOs, are not eligible for Advanced APM status. In other words, 95% of ACOs must report through MIPS.