Physician practices have the potential to encourage hospitals to compete on price and quality for the allegiance of physician sponsored ACOs
Many policymakers on both sides of the aisle have concluded that the sustainable growth rate (SGR) must be reformed.
Across the country, hospitals and health systems are transitioning to accountable care organizations (ACOs). Douglas Hervey, Coordinator of ACO Research, details the challenges involved.
Going forward hospitals will able to train certified application counselors to assist patients with exchange enrollment.
Matthew Petersen, Analyst at Leavitt Partners, sheds light on an often overlooked provision in the Affordable Care Act, Pediatric Accountable Care Organization Demonstration Projects.
Leavitt Partners research indicates that successful HIT adoption begins with culture, simplicity, and standardization.
What is the cost of providing care and why does that matter as providers assume greater risk?
Tara Gunther, Director of Provider Services, offers her insights on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) 2013 report.
Many have said, “If you have seen one ACO, you have seen one ACO”. David Muhlestein, Director of Research at Leavitt Partners, characterizes four central functions of an accountable care organization.
What works and 8 lessons other health care organizations learn