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September 2016

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From AIS's Value-Based Care News - Almost one-third of Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organizations — 119 ACOs — earned shared savings payments for the third performance year of the MSSP program, according to CMS data released Aug. 25. The results indicate improvements for ACO performance and payouts from the first two years of the program, when a smaller percentage of ACOs qualified for shared savings (VBC 9/15, p. 1). Read more

Although the Nov. 8 presidential election holds high stakes and a stark… Read more

CMS would move heart attacks, cardiac bypass surgery and hip/femur fractures into… Read more

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September 21, 2016
House Introduces AMGA-Supported Bill to Improve Medicare Shared Savings Program

AMGA-supported bill to improve Medicare Shared Savings Program introduced in the House. http://tinyurl.com/hau5fbj

September 6, 2016
Horizon BCBS Paid Providers $58.9 Million in Care Coordination and Shared Savings Payments in 2015

Horizon BCBS paid providers $58.9 million in care coordination and shared savings payments in 2015. http://tinyurl.com/jx7ahou

August 29, 2016
Michigan ACOs Beat Last Year’s Record With CMS

Michigan ACOs beat last year’s record with CMS. http://tinyurl.com/htxe7sc

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