ACOs Saved $1.19B In 2019, CMS Says, Touting Revamped Program

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / September 14, 2020 at 7:27 PM
CMS on Monday (Sept. 14) announced that accountable care organizations generated $1.19 billion in total net savings to Medicare in 2019, which the agency said proves the success of its revamped ACO program. In July 2019, CMS kicked-off its revamped accountable care organization program, called Pathways to Success, which allowed ACOs to take on more risk more quickly. The National Association of Accountable Care Organizations worried that fewer ACOs were taking part in the program. In a Health Affairs...

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