The Commonwealth Fund Blog

A Closer Look at the Pioneers

April 12, 2012

Tags: accountable care organizations Medicare Affordable Care Act payment reform

Along with the latest group of Medicare accountable care organizations, the Department of Health and Human Services has selected 32 organizations to participate in the Pioneer Program, a shared savings Medicare program for organizations with considerable experience with delivery of coordinated care across settings. The Commonwealth Fund offers a number of resources to learn about how these Pioneers implemented patient-centered coordinated care for their patient population. We invite you to look at our case studies of several Pioneers: