Next Generation ACOs: Most participants were previously in Pioneer and MSSP models

January 13, 2016


Fifteen of the 21 participants in Medicare’s new Next Generation accountable care organization model–the most aggressive ACO option to date–are made up of previous participants of the Pioneer and Medicare Shared Savings Program.

Eight of the participants were formerly part of the Pioneer model, where organizations accepted two-sided risk for penalties and bonuses. Seven previously belonged to the shared savings program.

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