(8) The agreement must have a minimum term of one year of service and present the possible consequences of an early termination of the ACO. (iii) Denunciation of the ACO participation agreement. (7) The agreement must allow the ACO to take corrective action: including the following counter-measures against the ACO supplier/supplier to address non-compliance with the requirements of the shared management program and other issues related to the integrity of the program, including those identified by the CMS: (5) The agreement should describe how the possibility of obtaining common savings or other financial arrangements will encourage the ACO participant to comply with the quality assurance and improvement program established by the ACO and the data-based medical guidelines. (6) The agreement must require the ACO participant to update its registration information, including the addition and removal of ACO professionals and ACO suppliers/providers who charge through the ACO participant`s TIN, in accordance with The Medicare requirements, and to notify the ACO of these changes within 30 days of the amendment. Here you will find information on program methods and participation requirements to prepare for each year of performance, meet requirements during the performance year and report on performance after the end of the year. You will find all the program participation guides under a program guide – specifications. (2) The agreement must be signed on behalf of the ACO and the ACO participant by persons authorized to engage the ACO or ACO participants. c) the presentation of agreements. The ACO must be used for each ACO participant at the time of the first application, the renewal of the participation agreement and when added to its list of ACO participants in accordance with the agreement. 425.118 submit a participation agreement to the ACO. Agreements can be presented according to the form defined by the provisions of Directive 425.204 (c) (6) or by the form and form defined by the CMS. b) agreements with ACO suppliers/suppliers. ACOs have the opportunity to enter into product and service contracts with their ACO suppliers directly with their ACO suppliers and services that are aligned with the ACO.