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Incentives for ACOs Outweigh Meaningful Use

Of the initiatives the federal government has launched in an effort to advance quality, encourage efficiency, and reduce the cost of health care, the (ACO) model continues to succeed. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ [...]

March 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Problem with ACOs & Vulnerable Patients

Growing evidence suggests that (ACOs), which are networks of health care providers (including both physicians and hospitals) with shared financial and medical responsibility for coordinated patient care, are improving health outcomes. For this [...]

September 5, 2016 // 1 Comment

Expanding ACO’s Beyond Medicare

In 2012, the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) implemented a novel program in their efforts toward achieving the Triple Aim: Thirty-two organizations with experience in care coordination enrolled in the Medicare Pioneer accountable [...]

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

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