Duke Connected Care

Duke Connected Care Exceeds Quality Standards, Saves Medicare Millions

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke Connected Care, the physician-led accountable care organization (ACO) formed by Duke Health to improve health outcomes and address the national challenge of rising healthcare costs, saved Medicare $21.1 million last year. 

Duke’s ACO, which also exceeded evidence-based quality standards, generated the most cost savings among North Carolina ACOs participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program, an initiative of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).