$559 Million Saved in Medicare Costs by NAACOS

January 27, 2021

According to a recent NAACOS (the National Association of ACOs) report detailing Medicare savings, over $550 million was saved by Medicare in 2019. Although the program was scheduled to expire, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed back the end of the cost-saving program beyond 2021.

According to NAACOS president Clif Gaus,“For every year of the program, Next Gen ACOs yielded savings for Medicare money while also showing an improvement in quality,” adding that “Very few programs CMS has developed over the years can say that.” Click here to learn more.

(Source: Robert King, Fierce Healthcare, 1/14/2021)

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