CMS finalizes rules for Medicare Shared Savings Program

Last week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a final rule updating the Medicare Shared Savings Program to encourage the delivery of high-quality care for Medicare beneficiaries and build on the early successes of the program and of the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model.  This final rule is an effort to provide support for the care provider community in creating a delivery system with better care, smarter spending, and healthier people. For the full article go to http://cms.gov/Newsroom/MediaReleaseDatabase/Press-releases/2015-Press-releases-items/2015-06-04.html