Physician's Accountable Care Organization
Southampton A.C.O. is being formed under section 3022 of the CMS (Center for Medicare and Medicaid) rule, to allow our local primary care physicians and specialists, delivering primary care services, to file additional claims for shared savings.
SUMMARY AND WEB SITE ENTRANCE
••Application process is completely confidential and voluntary.
••A.C.Os. improve the quality of care for Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) beneficiaries.
••Physicians and PGP (physician group practices) may form A.C.Os.
••Eligible hospitals may participate in an A.C.O but they don't form A.C.Os.
For general information on ACOs, call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) 24 hours a day 7/days a week