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Resources to Drive Performance and Profitability:

ACOs

  • How ACOs Manage High-Risk, High-Need Patients

    A study in The American Journal of Accountable Care analyzed the clinical and administrative workforces of 17 ACOs. An aspect of the analysis looked at the resources needed to reduce the overall cost of care by improving care for high-risk patients.

  • The ACO Medicare-Medicaid Model For Managing High-Risk Patients

    Some of the highest-need, highest risk Medicare beneficiaries are those enrolled in both Medicare and Medicaid.  In current Medicare ACO initiatives, beneficiaries who are Medicare-Medicaid enrollees may be attributed to ACOs.

    The Medicare ACO, however, does not have financial

  • ACOs: Lowering Medicare Spending Per Beneficiary for High-Need Patients

    A study by Dartmouth Institute For Policy and Clinical Practice finds coordinated care for patients with complex needs a big winner for ACOs.

    Currently there are now over 700 Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) in place across the country, covering 23 million Americans and making them

  • Case Study: ACO and Home-Based Palliative Care Model Reduce Costs

    A home-based palliative care (HBPC) program tested within an accountable care organization (ACO) demonstrated substantial cost savings and reduced hospital admissions for patients near the end of life, according to a Journal of Palliative Medicine study.

  • How Bundled Payments Support The Move To Value Based Models

    Bundled payment models are moving from voluntary models into mandatory models. Early evidence suggests that, under episode-based incentives, clinicians and organizations can improve the value of care for certain episodes.

  • The Post-Acute Care “Gap” Plaguing America’s Health Care Delivery System

    By: Lisa Remington, President, Remington Health Strategy Group, and Publisher, The Remington Report

    Approximately four million adults in the United States are homebound, and many of them cannot access office-based primary care. They are among the most costly patients in the U.S. health

  • ACOs: Three Approaches To Improve End-of-Life Care

    The ACO model has the right incentives to reduce variation, spur innovation, and improve quality in end-of-life (EOL) care. It also gives providers

  • MEDICAID ACO Market Scan

    Colorado

    The longest-standing Medicaid program is in Colorado, where the statewide Accountable Care Collaborative launched in 2011. The Colorado program’s Regional Care Collaborative Organizations (RCCOs) are not at financial risk for improving quality and lowering costs (they only

  • ACO Investment Model

    The ACO Investment Model is an initiative developed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) for organizations participating as ACOs in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (Shared Savings Program). The ACO Investment Model is a new model of pre-paid shared

  • How Do ACOs Address The Non-Medical Needs Of Patients?

    ACO leaders identify and provide insights to how they are addressing the non-medical needs of patients. We explore key areas of transportation, housing and food insecurities. We take a look at CMS’ solutions and ways to solve barriers.

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