CHEROKEE, Iowa – A Cherokee medical practice that is affiliated with Heartland Physicians ACO Inc. was recognized by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Stephen J. Veit, MD PC in Cherokee was one of the Heartland practices recognized by CMS.

CMS recently announced the 2016 performance year results for the Medicare Shared Savings Program that show physicians, hospitals and health care providers participating in Accountable Care Organizations continue to make significant improvements in the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries, while achieving cost savings. In 2016, 31 percent of MSSP ACOs achieved shared savings.

1
0
0
0
0

Business reporter

Load comments