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Program Data

The Shared Savings Program makes data on Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) publicly available through different sources. Find the most recent data on this webpage and Data.CMS.gov. For a complete list of publicly available data, see Publicly Available Data Sources and ACO Performance Data maintained by CMS.

ACO Participation and Performance Data

Program Fast Facts

Provides summary information about the Shared Savings Program, including:

  • Historical program information (including program size, quality, and shared savings)
  • 2018 ACO information (including characteristics, composition, and participation information)
  • 2018 ACO assigned beneficiary population

2018 Shared Savings Program Fast Facts

ACO Map

Displays an interactive map of the U.S. showing (pinpoint) locations of Shared Savings Program ACOs and select details including:

  • ACO service area
  • ACO Public Contact information
  • ACO public reporting website

2018 Shared Savings Program ACO Map

List of ACOs

Provides organizational information about ACOs including:

  • Name
  • Start date
  • Track
  • Address
  • Service area
  • Public reporting website
  • Executive Contact information
  • Public Contact information

2018 Shared Savings Program ACOs

List of ACO Participants

Shows a listing of ACO participants by ACO name.

2018 Shared Savings Program ACO Participants

List of Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Affiliates

Shows a listing of ACO SNF affiliates by ACO name.

2018 Shared Savings Program SNF Affiliates

ACO Public Use File (PUF)

Provides financial and quality performance data for each de-identified ACO, by performance year, including the following:

  • Overall quality score
  • Final sharing rate
  • Minimum savings rate (MSR)
  • Minimum loss rate (MLR)
  • Benchmark

Includes assigned beneficiary demographic characteristics and provider/supplier composition.

Shared Savings Program ACO PUF

A subset of quality measure data is also reported on in the Physician Compare website. Publishing these measures supports the goal of transparency and allows stakeholders to better understand key elements of quality of care performance.

Research Identifiable Files (RIFs)

Certain identifiable performance year data is available through ResDAC for a fee to researchers who obtain an appropriate Data Use Agreement (DUA).

  • Beneficiary-Level RIF: Beneficiary-identifiable data for every beneficiary assigned to a Shared Savings Program ACO during the performance year, including: ACO name and start date, calendar year/quarter of assignment; unique beneficiary identifier, date of birth/death, gender, race; and reason for Medicare eligibility, dual status, Part D enrollment status.
  • Provider-Level RIF: Provider-identifiable data for institutional and individual providers who participated in a Shared Savings Program ACO during the performance year, including: ACO name and start date; provider identifiers; and provider characteristics (facility type – institutions; practice type/specialty – individuals, count primarily served).

 

Resources

For information on Shared Savings Program Data.CMS.gov file functionality, see ACOs in Your State.

 

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