The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) prepare their systems to process NG ACO asynchronous telehealth claims and make other changes related to the evolution of a Next Generation Accountable Care Organization model promoted by the ACA.
Subject: Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (NGACO) Year Three Benefit Enhancements
Release Date: November 22, 2017
Effective Date: January 1, 2018
Implementation Date: January 2, 2018
Special Notes: Transmittal 177, dated August 4, 2017, is being rescinded and replaced by Transmittal 187, dated, November 22, 2017 to remove FISS and the Part A MACs from several business requirements. All other information remains the same.