New Affordable Care Act Initiative to Support Care Coordination Nationwide

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced The ACO Investment Model, a new initiative for rural and underserved communities across the country participating in the ACO program. CMS will invests $114 million to encourage quality improvement and care coordination through the use of health information technology, helping to move our healthcare system to one that values quality over quantity and preventing illness over treating people after they get sick.