Accountable Care


Increased risk arrangements have placed more accountability on the provider’s part when it comes to a patient’s care, said Albert Tzeel, MD, MHSA, FAAPL, regional medical director of senior products at Humana.
Analyzes whether hospital participation in accountable care organizations is associated with a hospital’s quality and cost improvement outcomes in other Medicare value-based payment programs.
In the most recent Web-based session of The American Journal of Managed Care’s ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition, speakers examined 3 practice transformation models.
More insurers are moving towards alternative payment and delivery models, but the transition needs to happen a lot quicker, explained Michael E. Chernew, PhD, during a panel discussion at the ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition Spring Live Meeting.
For 2 successive years, the Hackensack Alliance Accountable Care Organization achieved cost savings and maintained quality by using physicians with patient-centered medical homes and nurse care coordinators focused on high-risk patients.


August 11-13, 2014
San Diego, CA
September 22-23, 2014
Washington, DC
November 10 - 12, 2014
Los Angeles, CA
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