Accountable Care Organizations

June 14, 2018
Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization’s outreach to “dropped patients” demonstrates potential for strengthening physician–patient relationships and lowering the cost of care.
June 13, 2018
This article reports that an integrated medication management program in a Pioneer Accountable Care Organization was associated with decreases in all-cause hospitalization and Medicare costs.
June 12, 2018
Physician migration from physician-led practices to hospital employment has shifted. While physicians working for a hospital or in a practice with some ownership increased by 32.6% in 2016, independent and physician led group practices reached 72% in 2017, according to a new Black Book report. 
 
June 10, 2018
Healthcare organizations have sent a letter to HHS, urging it to count physician participation in Medicare Advantage (MA) plans toward participation criteria for the Advanced Alternative Payment Model track of the Quality Payment Program.
May 17, 2018
So far, the move to accountable care has been promising, but more needs to be done to encourage providers into risk, said panelists at The American Journal of Managed Care®’s Accountable Care Delivery Congress.
May 15, 2018
A group of healthcare organizations have come together to advocate for policies that support independent practices moving to risk-based care models.
May 11, 2018
Coverage of our peer-reviewed research and news reporting in the healthcare and mainstream press.
May 10, 2018
Accountable care organizations are incentivized to reduce spending and improve quality of care. One way they have tried to achieve these goals is by establishing control over a patient’s full continuum of care by minimizing the care patients receive from other providers outside of the ACO, including specialists.
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