Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, WakeMed Health & Hospitals, and Vidant Health have no geographic overlap and are not in competition with one another, but the deal should enable them to attain benefits of scale while retaining their independence.
The top-performing ACO in the Medicare Shared Savings Plan netted CMS $57.83 million in savings thanks to its creativity and clever use of technology. Other organizations had a tougher time paring costs.
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