42 CFR § 425.510 - Application of the Alternative Payment Model Performance Pathway (APP) to Shared Savings Program ACOs for performance years beginning on or after January 1, 2021.

§ 425.510 Application of the Alternative Payment Model Performance Pathway (APP) to Shared Savings Program ACOs for performance years beginning on or after January 1, 2021.

(a) General.

(1) CMS establishes quality performance measures to assess the quality of care furnished by the ACO. If the ACO demonstrates to CMS that it has satisfied the quality performance requirements in this subpart, and the ACO meets all other applicable requirements, the ACO is eligible to receive shared savings.

(2) CMS seeks to improve the quality of care furnished by ACOs over time by specifying higher standards, new measures, or both.

(b) Quality reporting. ACOs must report quality data via the APP established under § 414.1367 of this chapter, according to the method of submission established by CMS.

(c) Audit and validation of data. CMS retains the right to audit and validate quality data reported by an ACO under paragraph (b) of this section according to § 414.1390 of this chapter.

[85 FR 85041, Dec. 28, 2020]

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