For more than a decade, South East Rural Physicians Alliance Accountable Care Organization (SERPA‐ACO), a physician‐led ACO that includes 16 physician-owned clinics in Nebraska has been leveraging health care payment and delivery models to provide high quality, comprehensive, coordinated, and patient‐centered care at a lower cost.
Related resources on the Rural Health Value website:
- Demonstrating Your Value: A Guide to Potential Value-based Care Partnerships for Rural Health Care Organizations. This Rural Health Value resource assists rural health care leaders in demonstrating the value their organizations can bring to networks, affiliations, payers, systems, or accountable care organizations.
- Catalog of Value Based Initiatives for Rural Providers – One-page summaries describe rural-relevant, value-based programs currently or recently implemented by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), primarily by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and its Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).
- Medicare Shared Savings Program: Rule Changes and Implications for Rural Health Care Organizations – A summary of the changes made to the Medicare Shared Savings Program taking effect January 2023 and 2024. This Rural Health Value analysis outlines how the changes would reduce barriers to participation for potential or reentering ACOs that operate in rural contexts.
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