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the $739 million CMS saved amounts to about $73 in savings per beneficiary, which doesn’t add up to much when considered in light of overall Medicare spending. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid saved a whopping $739 million last year, the second year in a row that it’s turned a profit, from the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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