ACOs attempts to coordinate patient care saved $380 million.

ACOs’ attempts to coordinate patient care saved $380 million, Medicare officials report In their initial results of the heralded program – – that was set up in the health law – – federal government officials say about half of the accountable care organizations slowed spending but few met certain requirements to be eligible for bonuses. Kaiser Wellness News: Capsules: ACOs Keeping SOME CASH, But Medicare'thursday that overall s Short On Information The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced, provider groups involved with Medicare ACO programs saved a total of $380 million in the first year. Appears like a lot of money, but CMS declined to explain which hospitals had been winners and that have been losers, how it in comparison to expectations and just how much the participants committed to coordinating care erections .