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Franciscan ACO saves Medicare, Medicaid $26.6 million in 2020

Newly released results for the 2020 Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) shows Franciscan Accountable Care Organization (ACO) achieved a 100 % quality score in 2020 and saved the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services $26.6 million, earning Franciscan ACO $13.3 million in shared savings.

As a MSSP participant, Franciscan ACO is responsible for the total cost and quality of care for more than 51,000 patients. Franciscan partners with physician groups, hospitals and other advance practice providers to provide highly coordinated, quality care to patients.

Contributing factors to success in 2020 included:

Coordination of Care

- Improved care coordination across the . . .

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