CMS is hosting two calls in April on the Medicare Shared Savings Program, which in intended to help providers participate in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in order to improve quality of care for Medicare patients. First, an April 9, 2013 call will focus on preparing for the Shared Savings Program application process for the January 1, 2014 start date. Second, an April 23 call will cover tips for completing a successful ACO application.