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  • Comment letter on the Medicare Shared Savings Program

    by MedPAC Staff | Feb 02, 2015
    Today MedPAC submitted a comment letter on CMS’s proposed rule regarding the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). The MSSP and the Pioneer Program are two options for Accountable Care Organizations to have the opportunity to share in savings with the Medicare program if they achieve spending below a target and meet certain quality metrics. This post highlights a key issue discussed in the letter: how the benchmarks for ACOs are determined.
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  • MedPAC on Accountable Care Organizations

    by MedPAC Staff | Sep 08, 2014
    This week at our September public meeting, the Commission will discuss the latest information available on Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare. In the meantime, here is some background about the Commission’s work on the issue to date.
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