One of CMS’ newest models, the Radiation Oncology Model, is mandatory for 30% of all eligible radiation oncology episodes in the country. It tests if moving from a traditional fee-for-service payment setup toward a prospective, site neutral, modality agnostic, episode-based payment system incentivizes the delivery of higher-value care.
The RO Model is for physician group practices, hospital outpatient departments and freestanding radiation therapy centers that furnish radiation therapy services, with participants categorized as follows:
The anticipated model start date is Jan. 1, 2022. The model has a five-year performance period.
DataGen can assist you in preparing for the RO Model. We provide key insight and consultation to help hospitals, health systems, post-acute and other healthcare providers evaluate the RO Model and monitor how effectively their strategies are working to ensure financial stability and high-quality care.
Our Radiation Oncology dashboard allows you to:
We work with providers across the country participating in alternative payment models. DataGen provides key insight and consultation to help hospitals, health systems, post-acute and other healthcare providers evaluate new programs and monitor how effectively their strategies are working to ensure financial stability and high quality care.