accountable care organizations

The “100 Day Action Plan” of President-elect Donald Trump promised to bring broad and sweeping change to the current laws governing the healthcare industry in the US Specifically, Trump’s 100 Day Action Plan called for the full repeal of the

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 January 30, CMS released interim financial results for its Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (“ACOs”), the Physician Group Practice Demonstration (“PGPD”), and the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (“BPCI”) Initiatives.

Savings from the Medicare ACOs exceeded $380 million.  The interim