2016 Medicare Shared Savings Program Organizations

data.cms.gov | Last Updated 19 Jun 2017

The Medicare Shared Savings Program (or Shared Savings Program) facilitates coordination among providers to improve the quality of care for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries while reducing the growth in health care costs. Eligible providers, hospitals, and suppliers may apply to participate in the Shared Savings Program by creating or participating in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). Note: Data descriptions are available in the Data Dictionary on the ACOs in Your State webpage at https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/sharedsavingsprogram/ACOs-in-Your-State.html. Look for the Downloads section at the bottom of the page and open the ZIP file to see the Data Dictionary. DISCLAIMER: This information is current as of February 2016. Changes to ACO information occurs periodically. Each ACO has the most up-to-date information about their organization. Consider using them as a resource to obtain the latest information about an ACO.

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This dataset has the following 21 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
ACO_Numaco_numtext
ACO_Nameaco_nametext
ACO_Service_Areaaco_service_areatext
ACO_Agreement_Typeaco_agreement_typetext
Agreement_Period_Numagreement_period_numnumber
Initial_Start_Dateinitial_start_datecalendar_date
Current_Start_Datecurrent_start_datecalendar_date
Track_1track_1number
Track_2track_2number
Track_3track_3number
Adv_Payadv_paynumber
AIMaimnumber
ACO_Addressaco_addresstext
ACO_Public_Reporting_Websiteaco_public_reporting_websiteurl
ACO_Exec_Nameaco_exec_nametext
ACO_Exec_Emailaco_exec_emailtext
ACO_Exec_Phoneaco_exec_phonetext
ACO_Public_Nameaco_public_nametext
ACO_Public_Emailaco_public_emailtext
ACO_Public_Phoneaco_public_phonetext
Zipziplocation