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CMS issued a proposed rule on January 28, 2016 that would significantly overhaul benchmark calculations for Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations (MSSP ACOs), which may increase the long-term attractiveness of the MSSP for high-performing ACOs.

On October 28, 2015, CMS and OIG jointly issued a final rule for the Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO waivers, which is slated for publication in the Federal Register on October 29. The ACO waivers have been in place since