An Update on the Medicare Shared Savings Program

    26 June 2013

    Accountable care organizations (“ACOs”) have been marketed as perhaps the biggest development in Medicare reimbursement since the transition from cost reimbursement to prospective payment. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) is hoping that ACOs and the Medicare Shared Savings Program (“MSSP”) will successfully reel in health care spending while improving the quality of care to Medicare beneficiaries.