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CMS releases 2014 Medicare ACO quality, financial results: 10 things to know
Becker's Hospital Review

CMS announced Tuesday that 20 Pioneer and 333 Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organizations generated net savings of $411 million in 2014 and improved in most quality measures.

“These results show that ACOs as a group are on the path towards transforming how care is provided,” CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt said in the release. “Many of these ACOs are demonstrating that they can deliver a higher level of coordinated care that leads to healthier people and smarter spending.”

Here are 10 things to know about the recently announced 2014 quality and financial performance results of Medicare ACOs.

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