HCFA Comments on HPC's ACO Standards
Health Care For All submitted detailed comments last week to the Health Policy Commission on their proposed certification standards for ACOs. In our introduction to our comments (submitted in conjunction with Health Law Advocates), we wrote that
The Health Policy Commission has an opportunity to promote approaches to payment reform that fundamentally transform the way care is delivered. ACOs should deliver high quality, high value care that treats the individual as a whole person. ACOs should ensure coordination of care, improved communication, member support and empowerment, and ready access to health care providers, services and community-based resources and supports.
You can read a detailed summary of our comments, as well as download our complete submission, here.