In Arizona, only two active MSSP ACOs beat their targets and only one earns a share of the savings. Scottsdale Health Partners saves $3.7 million and gets to share $1.8 million. Commonwealth saves $2.2 million and gets $0
Nationally, 92 of 333 MSSPs held spending to $806 million below targets and earn $341 million in shared savings. There were 89 ACOs that reduced healthcare costs below their benchmark, but did not save enough to qualify for shared savings. Overall savings generated for CMS from the MSSP program was $465 million in 2014.
Scottsdale Health Partners, which started as an MSSP on January 1, 2014, was the only Arizona MSSP to earn a share in savings. They saved $3.7 million from benchmark expenditures and will receive $1.8 million in shared savings. Commonwealth Primary Care ACO is the only other active MSSP ACO to reduce spending below the benchmark, but didn’t save enough to share in savings. Commonwealth saved nearly $2.2 million. All active Arizona MSSP’s reported quality measures. Yuma Connected Care did not report quality measures, but has left the program. Arizona Priority Care, which also recently left the program, reported quality measures and saved just over $200,000. All other Arizona MSSP’s spent above their benchmarks.
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