Jacques Sokolov, MD, Discusses the Impact of ACOs on Value-Based Products

Jacques Sokolov, MD, chairman and CEO, SSB Solutions Inc, says CIOs and ACOs are the foundation for many value-based products.

Jacques Sokolov, MD, chairman and CEO, SSB Solutions Inc, says CIOs and ACOs are the foundation for many value-based products. Both organizations allow for revenue streams above and beyond the fee-for-service to be passed along to physicians and hospitals that would not otherwise be possible. For payers, Dr Sokolov says shared savings programs and bundled payment methods appear to hold the largest promise in relationship to achieving both a clinical excellence and economic rationality.