January 17, 2020
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CMS.gov | January 10, 2019 
The Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) facilitates coordination among providers to improve the quality of care for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries while reducing the growth in health care costs. Eligible providers, hospitals, and suppliers may apply to participate in the Shared Savings Program by creating or participating in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). . . READ MORE & View dataset   
Fierce Healthcare | January 15, 2020    
Health is foundational for personal and community well-being for all people in America. Yet, the nation struggles to achieve health compared to our international peers and now, compared to even to prior United States health statistics.  Though measures show that quality of care has improved in the past few years, evidence indicates that population health outcomes in the U.S., like infant mortality and life expectancy, have declined. This is despite record spending on the healthcare sector . .. READ MORE    

Health Affairs | January 10, 2020    
In December of 2018, the Trump Administration overhauled the largest value-based payment program in fee-for-service Medicare-the Medicare Shared Savings Program ("Shared Savings Program" for short) for "Accountable Care Organizations" or ACOs. ACOs are groups of health care providers that agree to be held accountable for the quality, cost, and experience of care for a population of Medicare beneficiaries... READ MORE    

Becker's Hospital CFO Report | January 7, 2020    
In its first two years, the Next Generation ACO model was not linked with reduced net Medicare spending, and had no effect on use or spending for hospitalizations, according to a new  evaluation  of the government program.

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guides organized health care systems and their providers on the path to Value-Based Health Care. We help our clients earn a reputation for delivering measurable clinical excellence at reasonable cost, with customized services via our ONC-certified technology platform, Roji Health Intelligence Clinical Data Registry (CDR). Our pioneering Roji ACO+ Network: Select Specialists, facilitates ACO development of high value networks of specialists, while also helping specialists safely navigate financial risk. 

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