Changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Programs: What It Means for FQHCs

November 9, 2022

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CMS recently proposed changes to the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) intended to promote greater participation by safety-net providers, including FQHCs, as well as inclusion of beneficiaries dually-eligible for Medicare and Medicaid, and beneficiaries in underserved or rural areas.

CMS also proposed changes that would permit advance payments to certain types of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) — which include ACOs more likely to be formed by FQHCs — and increase flexibility for organizations new to the program in their transition to performance-based risk.

In this webinar, Adam Falcone and Susannah Vance Gopalan will describe the MSSP program, explain changes finalized by CMS for Calendar Year 2023, and identify potential benefits in forming or participating in ACOs in the MSSP.

Target Audience

  • Health Center C-Suite (CEO, COO, CFO, Compliance Officer)
  • Health Center Finance Personnel
  • Primary Care Association Personnel

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Describe the MSSP and what it means to participate as an ACO
  • Identify proposed changes to the MSSP for CY2023
  • Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of ACO participation
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/09/2022 - 3:00pm EST
Event ends: 
11/09/2022 - 4:00pm EST


Adam J. Falcone is a Partner in FTLF’s national health law practice group, where he counsels a diverse spectrum of community-based organizations that render primary and behavioral healthcare services. Adam counsels clients on a wide range of health law issues, with a focus on fraud and abuse, reimbursement and payment, and antitrust and competition matters. [Full Bio]

Participants can earn up to 1.20 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge and Applications upon completion of all course requirements.


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  1. Answer at least 3 of the 5 polling questions during the webinar
  2. Complete the evaluation survey after the conclusion of the webinar or in the follow-up email

Upon completion of these requirements, FTLF will email you your CPE Certificate within seven (7) business days.


  • Prerequisites: None 
  • Target Audience: Health Center C-Suite (CEO, COO, CFO, Compliance Officer), Health Center Finance Personnel, and Primary Care Association Personnel
  • Advanced Preparation: None  
  • Program Level: All
  • Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
  • Attendance Requirements: In order to be awarded the full credits, you must respond to three (3) out of five (5) polling questions.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 Certificate of Attendance


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