Medicare’s goal is to have at least 90% of payments tied to quality and value by 2018. Using federal funds, we will get you ready.

If you act now, you can establish your value-based infrastructure at no cost.

The Consortium will:

Set up your billable care coordination service

  • Train and mentor your care coordinators
  • Implement Care Management Module for patient tracking and care coordination
  • Develop strategies to provide 24/7 access to health advice and information

Redesign your practice to manage population health

  • Learn about patient tracking and attribution systems
  • Modify clinic workflow to address care gaps
  • Implement clinic workflows to improve ambulatory quality scores
  • Promote evidence-based medicine
  • Measure and improve patient satisfaction at point of care

Create infrastructure to prepare for Alternative Payment Models

  • Develop patient-centered, clinician-led care teams
  • Facilitate coordinated, integrated care
  • Promote culture of quality and safety
  • Increase access to primary care
  • Develop a patient and family council

Increase your revenue to preserve your future

  • Learn about new performance measures, quality reporting and payment systems,
    such as the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
  • Maximize additional population health payments
  • Implement workflow and protocols to prevent value-based payment penalties
  • Identify the right advanced payment models for your community


TripleAimThe Consortium and Healthcare Transformation

The National Rural Accountable Care Consortium is a non-profit organization that supports healthcare transformation.

Our aim is to support practice transformation to improve care, reduce unnecessary healthcare costs and improve patient satisfaction, while also improving the financial performance and sustainability of health systems.

From Our Members

Being part of Medicare's Shared Savings Program has helped our team focus much more on wellness and prevention. This focus has changed the conversation we have with patients, physicians and the community. We now feel we are much more a part of the improvement of the healthcare system.
–Tim Putnam, DHA, FACHE
CEO, Margaret Mary Health