Robert Saunders, PhD


Coordination Without Consolidation? Options for ACOs

September 14, 2021

Findings published in this issue add to the growing literature showing that multiple types of accountable care organizations (ACOs) can be successful, whether they are confederations of smaller, independent primary care practices or larger, integrated systems.

Prospective or Retrospective ACO Attribution Matters for Seriously Ill Patients

December 08, 2020

This study compared beneficiary characteristics and Medicare per capita expenditures among seriously ill Medicare accountable care organization (ACO) populations defined using prospective and retrospective claims-based attribution methods.