TITLE

ACOs: New Payment Models Present Opportunities, Risks

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, D. Joshua; Sethi, Manish K.; Obremskey, William T.; Mir, Hassan; Jahangir, A. Alex
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
AAOS Now;Jun2012, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the U.S. It states that ACOs are formed under the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) and designed to reduce health care cost and improve the quality of care provided to patients. It also discusses the two shared-saving options, each requiring a 3-year agreement.
ACCESSION #
77305026

 

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