The governing body, comprised as a Board of Managers, provides oversight and strategic direction for ACO and must include the following CMS MSSP requirements:

  • Be controlled by at least 75% of ACO Participants.

  • Have at least 1 member who is a Medicare beneficiary seen by a participating provider.

  • Control of the ACO Executive's appointment and removal.

  • Ensure clinical management and oversight managed by senior-level Medical Director, who is an ACO participating provider.

  • Have a conflict of interest policy.