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In the Spotlight
Medicare ACOs Saved CMS $314 Million in 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released performance results for 472 ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) in 2017, the fifth year of the program. This
article notes that MSSP ACOs collectively reduced Medicare expenditures by almost $1.1 billion compared to their projected spending, producing a net savings of $314 million to CMS.Embracing Technology to Save Primary Care
Adding primary care providers won’t solve the American health care crisis, say the authors of this NEJM Catalyst article, but thoughtfully and deliberately deploying technology just might.Growth of ACOs and Value-Based Payment Models
Blog post discusses recent figures and trends on the spread of accountable care organizations (ACOs) and value-based payment model adoption.
Value-Based Care Models Require a Patient-Centered Workforce
article describes how the drive to attain value-based care is reshaping hospital staffing at every level, from hiring to education to teamwork.New Survey: A Slow Path to Transparency for Patients
This report discusses findings from a new NEJM Catalyst Insights Council survey, which found more resources need to be invested to improve patient-facing transparency.