Shared Savings Programs

The Shared Savings Programs reward providers that lower their growth in health care costs while meeting performance standards on quality measures for a defined patient population. Quality Measures generally include a combination of clinical process measures, outcome measures and patient experience. Reporting of these measures is crucial to ensure appropriate care is being delivered and that cost savings is not a result of limiting necessary care.

ACO Programs at CMS

Medicare offers several ACO programs, including:

Click to learn more about the Innovation Programs from CMS