Medicare Shared Savings Program ACOs saved $4.1 billion in 2020

Elvera Bartels

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Medicare’s major alternative payment product made its optimum once-a-year personal savings to date in 2020, as demonstrated by overall performance info produced this 7 days by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Companies.

The Medicare Shared Financial savings Application, the accountable treatment group (ACO) product that served 10.6 million seniors in 2020, collectively saved Medicare $ billion previous 12 months, and $one.9 billion just after accounting for shared personal savings payments, in accordance to the National Association of ACOs. 

Importantly, these ACOs also hit an average good quality score of 97.eight%, and 60 ACOs acquired a excellent score of a hundred. This is an advancement around the $2.6 billion and $one.2 billion in gross and internet personal savings MSSP designed in 2019, making 2020 a banner 12 months for ACOs.

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ACOs provide an alternative to the fee-for-service technique by keeping teams of

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