May 2022 Webinar: Accountable Care Organizations ACOs: What the Research Tells Us

The Medicare Shared Savings Program, launched in 2012 and now covering 11 million beneficiaries, is the most-studied ACO model. What have we learned to date? Do we understand factors that influence ACO performance on quality and cost metrics? What role does primary care play, and what program features might be changed to harness primary care’s power to improve outcomes? A recent NEJM Perspective suggests that CMS/CMMI officials are interested in the community’s input on MSSP.


•David Muhlestein, PhD, JD, chief research officer, Leavitt Partners

•Jonathan Gonzalez-Smith, MPAff, research associate, Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy

Moderator: Hoangmai (Mai) H. Pham, MD MPh, president and CEO, Institute for Exceptional Care

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