Shared Savings Program


Now available: Notice of Intent to Apply and application cycle dates for a January 1, 2021 start date. Refer to the Application Types & Timeline webpage for more details.

About the Program

The Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) is committed to achieving better health for individuals, better population health, and lowering growth in expenditures.
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For ACOs iconFor Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

Find information about the Shared Savings Program application process, program participation, financial benchmarking, quality reporting, and more.
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For ACOs icon In the News 

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Find recent press releases about the program.


01/10/2020 Number of ACOs Taking Downside Risk Doubles under 'Pathways to Success'


09/30/2019 Interest in 'Pathways To Success' Grows: 2018 ACO Results Show Trends Supporting Program Redesign Continue 


07/17/19 Health Affairs Blog: Medicare Shared Savings Program grows, with more ACOs taking accountability, under "Pathways to Success"

For ACOs icon For Providers 

Find information about eligibility requirements, locating ACOs in your area, and coordinating care as an ACO provider.
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For ACOs icon Program Guidance & Specifications 

Find guidance and specification documents relevant to the application process and program participation.
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For ACOs icon Program Data 

Find publicly available datasets related to ACO participation and performance.
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For ACOs icon Program Statues & Regulations 

Find final rules, program statutes, and other regulatory documents for the Shared Savings Program.
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01/10/2020 10:57 AM