Policy Brief Released on New Changes to Medicare Shared Savings Program

This Rural Health Value Policy Brief summarizes the changes made to the Medicare Shared Savings Program that will take effect in January 2023 and 2024.  It discusses how the changes would reduce barriers to participation for potential or reentering Accountable Care Organizations that operate in rural areas. The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy funds Rural Health Value to provide technical assistance, raise awareness, and engage in communication strategies to support rural provider participation in value-based care.