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UI Affiliated Health Providers L.C. to Participate as a Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Mercy Medical Center and UI Health Care announced today they have been selected to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program) Accountable Care Organization (ACO), a multifaceted new program sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Through the Shared Savings Program, Mercy and UI Health Care will work with CMS to provide Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries with high quality service and care, while reducing the growth in Medicare expenditures through enhanced care coordination.

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