The American Journal of Accountable Care > September 2019

The American Journal of Accountable Care - September 2019

September 17, 2019 – Diane R. Rittenhouse, MD, MPH; Aryn Z. Phillips, MS; Salma Bibi, MPH; and Hector P. Rodriguez, PhD, MPH
This paper presents a method to characterize policy implementation across states to enable more nuanced impact assessments of federal healthcare delivery system and payment reforms.
September 18, 2019 – David Roer, MD; Mayumi Fukui, MBA; Natalie Smith, MSPH; Allen R. Nissenson, MD; and Bryan N. Becker, MD
This article provides an overview of the impact of specialty care and the opportunity for it to leapfrog primary care as a lead focus for accountable care.
September 18, 2019 – Dennis P. Scanlon, PhD; Jocelyn M. Vanderbrink, MHA; Mark Sciegaj, PhD; and Brigitt Leitzell, MS
Based on findings from a 2-state exploratory study, the authors articulate research-informed action steps for promoting state government roles in the pursuit of a culture of health.
September 19, 2019 – Jackson Williams, JD
For many Americans, chronic care is not integrated or effectively managed by insurers. Another entity should be designated to bundle this care inexpensively.
September 19, 2019 – Richard J. Baron, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation
The promise of high-quality, affordable care aligning with the individual needs of patients remains elusive. Increasingly, the missing ingredient seems obvious: trust.
September 20, 2019 – Jessica Walradt, MS; Hannah Alphs Jackson, MD, MHSA; Brian Walsh, BA; and David Manning, MD
This article explores Northwestern Medicine’s decision to participate in a Medicare alternative payment model (APM) despite projected losses.
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