March 2015

Methodological Effects on the Measurement of Repeat Hospitalizations

March 18, 2015

The American Journal of Accountable Care

The rates of potentially preventable readmissions vary across measurement methodologies which explains inconsistencies in previous studies. Results suggest measurement of readmissions incentivizes inefficient behavior.

Stakeholders Agree on Major Updates to the Medicare Shared Savings Program

March 18, 2015

The American Journal of Accountable Care

Public comments on the first ever update to the Medicare Shared Savings Program are in. Conceptually, there is an astounding level of consensus, but it is the details that can make or break an ACO.