106 New ACOs Formed Under Medicare Shared Savings Program

February 2013
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The article focuses on the approval of 106 accountable care organization (ACO) contracts by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) which are selected to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. It says that the new ACOs include a cross-section of physician practices across the U.S. It adds that 20% of ACOs include rural and community health centers.


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