NEVADA CITY, Calif., Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Rural Healthcare Association has announced the agenda for the ACO Summit, a day-long educational conference set for February 1, 2016 just prior to the 27th Annual Rural Health Policy Institute to be held February 2 - 4 in Washington, DC.
National Rural Accountable Care Consortium Chief Transformation Officer Lynn Barr states, "Rural leaders should attend the summit to hear directly from CMS about evolving value based payment models and how they will affect rural providers and patients."
This educational conference will bring together experienced ACO leaders and advisors as well as current and prospective ACO participants to discuss MSSP and CMMI updates, ACO lessons learned in 2015, moving from volume- to results-based healthcare, and the potential for revenue growth.
The National Rural Accountable Care Consortium is sponsoring a reception for ACO Summit participants immediately following the event.
ABOUT THE NATIONAL RURAL ACCOUNTABLE CARE CONSORTIUM
The Consortium is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides educational resources and learning networks for rural providers who are moving toward new models of care delivery to improve the quality of life for their communities and reduce avoidable healthcare spending. It provides educational resources and learning networks for rural providers preparing to participate in value-based payments. Hundreds of rural health systems across the country are members of the Consortium. To learn more, visit www.NationalRuralACO.com.
Lynn Barr, MPH
Chief Transformation Officer
National Rural ACO
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SOURCE National Rural Accountable Care Consortium