How ACOs and Payers Can Support the Primary Care Safety Net


Medicare and Medicaid are embracing value-based payment for accountable care organizations (ACOs) and similar entities that organize care for specific populations. The CMS Framework for Health Equity is focused on engaging providers “who have not previously participated in value-based care.” What has been learned from the experiences of early-adopter safety net practices and systems that have joined or formed ACOs and similar networks or entities? Practice leaders and experts will discuss the supports, policies, and payment and organizational models that help safety net practices succeed in ACOs and similar entities.