Pioneer ACO

CMS to expand Pioneer ACO program


A government-sanctioned study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association declared Pioneer ACOs saved more than $385 million in a two-year period, prompting the Administration to announce the same day it will expand the program.

Pioneer ACO drops out of program, despite reductions in skilled nursing utilization


A California healthcare system has become the latest dropout from the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program, despite reducing skilled nursing facility utilization and improving its readmission rates. Sharp HealthCare announced its decision in a quarterly financial statement released Tuesday.