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December 21, 2018 – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today reported more than $164 million in Medicare savings – with strong performance on quality metrics – for 44 Next Generation Accountable Care Organizations in 2017.  This builds on savings of $62 million across 18 Next Generation ACOs in 2016.

“We applaud CMS’s continued support for the move to two-sided models in traditional Medicare,”

said Next Gen Coalition Executive Director Mara McDermott.

“The strong performance of Next Gen ACOs, which accept the highest levels of performance-based risk, is proof positive that this program works and should be strengthened and continued to improve care delivery for patients.”

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