Accountable Care Organizations

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Live Spring meeting will offer unique perspectives from industry leaders on current and evolving healthcare delivery models
CMS has been making efforts to reduce administrative burdens for physicians as the healthcare industry moves to value-based care through the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), said Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, director of the Duke-Margolis Center for Healthy Policy.
Research into the financial performance of Medicare accountable care organizations (ACOs) has found that organizations benefit from having prior experience with risk-bearing contracts, but that organizations that had reduced growth in healthcare spending before joining an ACO would find it difficult to improve further and share in savings, according to Mariétou Ouayogodé, PhD.
In Hennepin County, Minnesota, the local government has gotten into the business of healthcare and linked a variety of services into an accountable care organization (ACO) model that not only addresses beneficiaries' health needs, but also their social determinants of health, explained Ross Owen, health strategy director of Hennepin County..
Coverage of our peer-reviewed research in the healthcare and mainstream press.
Researchers have found that accountable care organizations with a higher proportion of minority patients tend to score worse on Medicare’s quality performance measures.
At the fall live meeting of The American Journal of Managed Care®'s ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery CoalitionTM, speakers discussed how to care for complex patients, and the latest in reimbursement.
A glimpse at the top 5 articles from The American Journal of Managed Care's® conference coverage that caught reader attention in 2016.
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