Accountable Cave Organizations Taking Shape

October 2014
Chain Drug Review;10/27/2014, Vol. 36 Issue 17, p66
Trade Publication
The article reports on the Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) which shapes the future of health care management, provider behavior, patient behavior, provider reputation and provider compensation in the U.S. Patient satisfaction will be part of the ACO compensation equation for Medicare patients today and for more and more patients in the future. The ACO will receive 50% of the savings if it reduces medical costs for its Medicare patient panel.


Related Articles

  • Create more provider alignment in population management. MILLER, JULIE // Managed Healthcare Executive;Nov2012, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p17 

    The article focuses on the Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) which have specified parameters for Medicare populations and improves cost and outcome of medical care. INSET: New risks for providers.

  • ACOs show great promise to cut costs, improve quality. Pena, Jose // Modern Healthcare;2/17/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p25 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Providers net uneven results from ACO experiment," published in the January 30, 2014 issue.

  • The ABCs of VBC (Value-Based Care). Jameson, Mark // Maryland Medicine;2016, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p16 

    The article provides an overview for the value-based care (VBC) or value-based payment/purchasing (VPB) in Maryland. It mentions that accountable care organization (ACO) will share in the savings it obtains for the Medicare program when a ACO documents the defined care in cost limits. It states...

  • ACO models. Edlin, Mari // Managed Healthcare Executive;Oct2013, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p35 

    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...

  • New Medical Care Networks Show Savings.  // 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...

  • Building an Accountable Care Organization for All the Wrong Reasons. Shulkin, David J. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2012, Vol. 87 Issue 8, p721 

    The author discusses the efforts of the accountable care organizations (ACO) to save money for the health care delivery system. He mentions that ACO was started to create a health care delivery system allowing physicians, hospitals, and other health care organizations to better address the...

  • ACOs: New Payment Models Present Opportunities, Risks. Miller, D. Joshua; Sethi, Manish K.; Obremskey, William T.; Mir, Hassan; Jahangir, A. Alex // AAOS Now;Jun2012, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p22 

    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...

  • aha voices. Implementing MACRA. BHATT, JAY // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Dec2016, Vol. 90 Issue 12, p8 

    The article focuses on the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) which replaced sustainable growth rate formula with predictable payment increases in the U.S. Topics covered include the basis of the Quality Payment Program, the measurement of clinicians' performance under...

  • 'Too early to tell' Evans, Melanie // Modern Healthcare;6/3/2013, Vol. 43 Issue 22, p15 

    The article reports on the limited evidence of the impact on quality of accountable care organizations (ACO) after the untested payment model gained favor with private payers and Medicare following inclusion of pilot programs in the 2010 healthcare reform law.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics