ACO models

Edlin, Mari
October 2013
Managed Healthcare Executive;Oct2013, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p35
Trade Publication
The article discusses the performance of the Medicare's Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) during the first year of its introduction as of October 2013. It informs that the ACOs show mixed performance in terms of cost effectiveness and quality of care services. It further outlines the features and benefits of the Shared Savings Program with its fee-for-service model that aims to enhance quality, lower costs, and develop high-level coordinated care.


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