Today’s Most Attractive National ACO Model Is Offered By…CMS

April 16, 2016 Chris Dawe

The latest ACO model released by CMS is a direct result of the feedback that health care organizations have provided on earlier MSSP models like Track 1. Due to the improvements made, including better opportunities for health systems to capture more of the value they have created, Evolent thought leaders are recommending the Next Generation ACO program to progressive health systems looking to transition to value-based care. 

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Chris Dawe

Chris Dawe is Evolent's Senior Vice President, Medicare Partnerships. He works to align public policy initiatives with our efforts to differentiate provider-led health plan solutions and works with Evolent’s clients in a leadership and subject matter expert capacity. Chris has served as Policy Advisor for Health Care at the National Economic Council at the White House; the Director of Delivery System Reform at the Department of Health and Human Services; and as a Professional Staff Member for the Senate Finance Committee. Chris played a pivotal role in the design and implementation of health care reform including the development of multiple provisions of the ACA (the Medicare Shared Savings (ACO) Program and the CMS Innovation Center). Chris also developed the Meaningful Use provisions of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009. Before coming to Washington, Chris worked in the business planning group at Partners Healthcare in Boston.

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