September 14, 2016
CMS CMO Patrick Conway says the report "shows both progress in states being catalysts for health care transformation and the value of CMS' collaboration with states."
September 9, 2016
CMS plans to give providers four new options for the level and pace at which they comply with payment reforms called for under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act.
August 26, 2016
New CMS data show that just one-third of the more than 400 accountable care organizations in Medicare's Pioneer ACO and Medicare Shared Savings programs generated enough savings to receive bonus payments.
August 19, 2016
Some experts say accountable care organizations have not resulted in savings, while others say it is too early to make a conclusion.
July 20, 2016
The accountable care organization (ACO) is one of few ACOs that broke even financially and continued to be a part of the federal ACO program during the initiative's first few years.
July 19, 2016
At least two of the accountable care organizations say they were unlikely to meet federal financial metrics.
June 28, 2016
The study notes that while most accountable care organizations (ACOs) in Medicare's Shared Savings Program have not earned shared savings in their first performance years, HackensackAlliance ACO saved more than $10 million and received $5.2 million in shared savings.
June 3, 2016
The Comprehensive Primary Care Plus model is part of the Obama administration's larger efforts to shift the U.S. health care system from a traditional fee-for-service system to a value-based model.
June 1, 2016
In the ruling, IRS says an accountable care organization that coordinates care for privately insured patients does not meet the standards to qualify for tax-exempt status.
May 27, 2016
The proposed rule excludes certain alternative payment models, including Track 1 of the Medicare Shared Savings Program, which participants say could cause them to leave the Medicare accountable care organization program.
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