October 19, 2015
Policy experts say the accountable care organizations' weak performance on quality measures raises questions about the accuracy of quality measures used in the program.
Private-payer accountable care organizations have yielded results similar to Medicare's ACOs.
October 15, 2015
Contrary to federal officials' predictions, Medicare's accountable care organizations have not yet saved the government money.
September 15, 2015
Government records show that the program last year resulted in a net loss of about $3 million to the Medicare trust fund after bonus payments.
September 10, 2015
According to the survey, participating accountable care organizations also face difficulties related to data integration and the costs of health IT.
August 26, 2015
CMS says the accountable care organizations collectively generated net savings of $411 million for Medicare in 2014.
July 21, 2015
The study finds physician pay rarely is tied to the quality of care they deliver.
June 29, 2015
The changes affect the ACO Investment Model, which provides loans to communities that normally would not be able to participate because of a lack of capital.
June 12, 2015
National Association of ACOs President and CEO Clif Gaus says his group plans to ask Congress to change accountable care organization program rules related to telehealth and admissions.
June 8, 2015
CMS says it is still considering additional changes to the ACO program.
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