Accountable care organizations: Who are the winners and losers?

Recently, CMS sent out press releases touting over $1 billion in savings from Accountable Care Organizations. Here’s the tweet from Andy Slavitt, the acting Administrator of CMS: The link in the tweet is to a press release. The link in the press release citing more details is to another press release. There’s little in the way of analysis or data about how ACOs did in 2015. So I decided to do a quick examination of how ACOs are doing and share the results below. Basic background on ACOs Simply put, an ACO is a group of providers that is responsible

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