September 2016

Opportunities to Improve the Value of Outpatient Surgical Care

September 20, 2016

WEB EXCLUSIVE

Outpatient surgeries in the United States account for roughly 7% of annual healthcare expenditures. To exploit substantial opportunities to improve the value of outpatient surgical care, the authors composed an evidence-based care delivery composite for national discussion and pilot testing.

The Opportunities and Challenges of the MSSP ACO Program: A Report From the Field

September 20, 2016

TRENDS FROM THE FIELD

This article provides a detailed description of a Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organization (ACO)'s actions and results, to increase understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing ACOs-particularly those comprised of independent practices.