Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

Apr 11, 2019
Beginning June 11, hospitals, physicians and other eligible providers may submit notices of intent to apply to participate in the Jan. 1, 2020 start date for the Medicare Shared Savings Program.
Apr 11, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has released a toolkit highlighting innovative strategies that Medicare accountable care organizations use to coordinate and manage care for their diverse beneficiary populations.
Apr 3, 2019
AHA applauds the Committee on Energy and Commerce for considering legislation to lower prescription drug costs and strengthen the Affordable Care Act marketplaces to improve access and lower the cost of coverage for consumers.
Feb 13, 2019
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has launched a project to share claims data with accountable care organizations in bulk format, Administrator Seema Verma yesterday told participants at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s annual conference.
Jan 24, 2019
A bipartisan group of lawmakers yesterday urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide additional time for accountable care organizations to apply to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program beginning in July.
Jan 24, 2019
Letter to the CMS expresses concern with the application deadline of February 19, 2019 for Accountable Care Organizations applying to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program beginning in July 2019.
Jan 23, 2019
Hospital-affiliated accountable care organizations participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program achieved $174 million in net savings to Medicare in 2017.
Jan 23, 2019
Hospitals and health systems invest significant time and resources into the provision of accountable care – and it shows. 
Jan 23, 2019
Hospitals and health systems invest significant time and resources into the provision of accountable care – and it shows. 
Jan 22, 2019
Twelve organizations, including the AHA, Friday urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to extend the Feb. 19 deadline for accountable care organizations applying to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program beginning July 1.