The Official Newspaper of the Diocese of Little Rock

Saving money

Published September 12, 2023

Mercy, with hospitals in Rogers, Fort Smith, Berryville, Booneville, Ozark, Paris and Waldron, announced it saved taxpayers $83.5 million in 2022 because of its efforts to improve the health of Medicare patients while lowering the cost of care. The results were released by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Mercy has a quality score in the top 15 percent among 482 Accountable Care Organizations. Mercy’s ACO cares for the sixth-largest number of Medicare patients in the United States.