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Physician groups in ACOs saved Medicare $256 million over a three-year period. Hospitals added $111 million in costs.
A Medicare pay-for-performance program may have done more harm than good, researchers say. And that doesn’t bode well for MIPS.
From Kaiser Health News: If millions lose coverage under the GOP Senate’s plan to repeal and replace the ACA, how many people could die?
Many providers focus on high-cost patients when looking at ways to reduce growing healthcare costs, but taking a broader approach may be more effective.
Participation in Medicare and Medicaid accountable care organizations may lead to modest gains, but those benefits grow over time.