Accountable Care Organizations and Use of Surgery Among Patients With Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias
The decision to pursue surgery in patients with Alzheimer disease and related dementias is challenging. Accountable care organizations may influence decisions to pursue surgery in this population.
Medicare Accountable Care Organizations Reduce Spending on Surgery
Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organizations spent less on surgical care by reducing inpatient surgery, increasing outpatient surgery, and reducing spending on postacute care after inpatient surgery.
Implications of Evolving Delivery System Reforms for Prostate Cancer Care
Healthcare integration was associated with small declines in treatment, but no change in overtreatment of prostate cancer. Integrated care delivery alone may be insufficient to curtail overtreatment.
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