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November 2014

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From ACO Business News - It’s not easy to earn shared savings in either of Medicare’s accountable care organization programs: Only about one-quarter of Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) ACOs will get a payout, along with half the Pioneers, financial and quality results released last month by CMS indicate. The results were positive for CMS, which was able to tout that 11 Pioneers and 53 MSSP providers had saved CMS $372 million while improving quality (see table, p. 9). Read more

Massachusetts, where state law specifically encourages value-based provider payment, saw the percentage… Read more

Bundled payments initiatives — touted by some as the way to bring… Read more

Orange County, Calif.-based St. Joseph Hoag Health and CHOC Children’s say they… Read more

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October 31, 2014
NEJM Study Links ACOs to Patient Experience

NEJM finds ACO incentive payments associated with enhanced patient experience. http://tinyurl.com/nhsln64

October 7, 2014
Medical Device Firms Warn Against ACO Payment Models

Medical device firms warn that ACOs, other new payment models could block access to innovative technologies. http://tinyurl.com/kpczbme

October 1, 2014
Baylor Scott & White Reports ACO Results

Baylor Scott & White Health reports ACO results. http://tinyurl.com/ptep85g

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