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CMS Responds To Pioneer ACO Concerns About Meeting Quality Measures

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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CMS says it will expect Pioneer ACOs to meet quality performance benchmarks in 2013 based on actual Medicare fee-for-service and Medicare Advantage performance data. The ACOs had requested a delay.

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