New Medical Care Networks Show Savings

September 2012
MondayMorning;9/17/2012, p1
The article reports on the results of a study by Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice researchers which revealed that a model for delivering medical care involving accountable care organizations reduced costs for expensive Medicare and Medicaid Patients. It mentions the study's lead author Carrie H. Colla who believes that their findings demonstrated that the model improved quality while improving spending. It notes that the model is promoted by a federal health care law.


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