In December 2013 the publisher of The American Journal of Managed Care introduced a new publication devoted to covering the nation’s transition from a fee-for-service payment delivery model to a payment for quality model: The American Journal of Accountable Care (AJAC). The Journal reaches more than 40,000 healthcare professionals 4 times a year, is a stakeholder-driven publication from the publisher that has brought you the best peer-reviewed research on managed care over the past 20 years.
The American Journal of Accountable Care is keenly focused on healthcare reform, and, in turn, new practices required by the transition to new payment models tied to measures of healthcare quality. AJAC’s publication schedule and submissions criteria will allow for a more timely response to current issues in the public arena.
The American Journal of Accountable Care will serve as the official publication of AJMC's ACO and Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition. AJAC will publish key findings from the Coalition's live meetings, web, and teleconferences. Coalition members are encouraged to use AJAC as a platform to publish both research and editorial commentary.
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Questions related to editorial content and submissions should be directed to associate editorial director Nicole Beagin: firstname.lastname@example.org; 609-716-7777 ext. 131.
The American Journal of Accountable Care provides the platform for healthcare professionals and organizations to share research and best practices in the realm of accountable care. The Journal seeks to educate its audience on how to better understand the emerging role of new payment models and policy issues surrounding healthcare reform. The American Journal of Accountable Care publishes timely research and analysis that encourages the sharing of best practices to ensure the improvement of healthcare quality.