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ACO Infrastructure: 'Building the Plane While Flying It'
Hospitals participating in ACO's tend to be large and in urban areas, study finds
The study's authors, Carrie Colla, Valerie Lewis, Emily Tierney and David Muhlestein, used data from the National Survey of Accountable Care Organizations and the Leavitt Partners ACO Database to determine whether hospitals participating in ACOs ...
New Health Care Symposium: Building An ACO—What Services Do You Need And How
The definition of an accountable care organization (ACO) involves two elements: organization and payment. First, an ACO is organized as one entity capable of taking both clinical and fiscal responsibility for care. Second, ACOs operate using a payment ...
Universal American sheds more ACOs but takes on more risk
CMS' Next Generation ACO Model: The True Cost of Healthcare's Transformation
The ACO. It was hailed as the care delivery and payment model that would cure healthcare's inefficiency ills and financial woes. While we've seen some quality improvement from Medicare's Shared Savings Program, the U.

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