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Notice of Intent to Become an ACO Deadline is Today

Posted by Crystal Parks on May 31, 2013 8:28:00 AM

Is forming or joining an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) part of your homecare business objectives for 2014?  If so, today is your last day to take advantage of incentive payments under Medicare’s Shared Savings Program.
Today is the final day to submit a Notice of Intent (NOI). Listed below are the steps instructed by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to submit an NOI: 
  1. Submit a Notice of Intent to Apply - May 1 through 31, 2013 for Program Year 2014
Each ACO must submit a short Notice of Intent to Apply (NOI) through the Web form. CMS must receive your completed NOI no later than 5 p.m. EST May 31, 2013.

    2. Get a CMS User ID to Submit Your Application - (Complete after you submit an NOI, DUE June 10, 2013)

To submit your application, you need a CMS User ID to access the Health Plan Management System (HPMS.)  Submit Form CMS-20037 Application for Access to CMS Computer Systems by using the link and instructions provided in your NOI acknowledgement Email, via tracked mail (Federal Express, United Parcel Service, etc.) and; no later than June 6, 2013.  Do not wait until the deadline.

    3. Complete Your Application

You must submit your application online through HPMS.  The information posted below is for reference only.CMS will accept applications from July 1 through July 31, 2013.Application  Forms (2013 Forms are available for reference.  The 2014 Forms are coming soon)

Who to Contact for Assistance

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Topics: Affordable Care Act, Accountable Care Organization, ACO, Home Care Software


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