Feds expand Pioneer ACO program

The Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program was declared a success by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and the agency announced this week that it will expand and extend the program in the coming years. According to the CMS, the Pioneer ACOs saved some $384 million during the first two years of its operation, with no adverse impact on the quality of care. The CMS has yet to provide details on when and where the expansion of the program will take place. Read the full article at FierceHealthcare