In The News

Our experts and analysts frequently contribute to news and media reports on health care policy and related topics. A complete listing of recent publications are below.

3 Strategies to Help Accountable Care Organizations Boost Savings
June 11, 2019

Revcycle Intelligence posted “3 Strategies to Help Accountable Care Organizations Boost Savings,” highlighting research from Leavitt Partners and the Duke-Margolis Center regarding ACO case studies.  View the article here.

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Remarkable Growth of Pharmaceutical Distribution Network to Upsurge the Position of Global Biopharmaceutical Third Party Logistics
June 7, 2019

Digital Journal posted “Remarkable Growth of Pharmaceutical Distribution Network to Upsurge the Position of Global Biopharmaceutical Third Party Logistics,” highlighting the Pharmaceutical Distribution Security Alliance (PDSA) and its proposed system for Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) governance.  View the article here.

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Texas Launches Statewide ACO
June 5, 2019

Becker’s Healthcare posted “Texas Launches Statewide ACO,” highlighting key findings from a Leavitt Partners report, in partnership with the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative, which tracked the growth and spread of ACOs. The report covered topics related to contracting, patient populations, geographic dispersion, and policy implications of ACOs. View the article here.

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Accountable Care Organizations Lower Costs Compared to HMOs, PPOs
June 5, 2019

Revcycle Intelligence posted “Accountable Care Organizations Lower Costs Compared to HMOs, PPOs,” highlighting key findings from the The Medicaid ACO Landscape white paper, which used data from Torch Insight™ to better understand the current characteristics of Medicaid ACOs. The white paper covered topics related to contracting, geographic dispersion, and successes of Medicaid ACOs at the […]

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The 2018 Annual ACO Survey: Examining the Risk Contracting Landscape
April 23, 2019

The Health Affairs Blog posted “The 2018 Annual ACO Survey: Examining the Risk Contracting Landscape,” which highlights key findings from the 2nd Annual ACO Survey of 203 Accountable Care Organizations, conducted in collaboration with the National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) and Leavitt Partners, to better understand current trends and predict future developments relating to ACOs. […]

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HL7® Launches FHIR® Accelerator Program
February 11, 2019

Health Level Seven® International (HL7®), the global authority for interoperability in health care information technology with affiliates in more than 30 countries, launched the HL7 FHIR® Accelerator Program. As part of that, the CARIN Alliance has recently been approved as an HL7 FHIR Accelerator project. Ryan Howells, CARIN Alliance Project Manager and Principal at Leavitt […]

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The State of ACOs
February 8, 2019

The article focuses on what ACOs need in order to be successful as well as pros and cons primary care providers need to consider regarding ACO participation.

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Trump Administration Looks to Take Medicaid Outside The Doctor’s Office
December 6, 2018

The article discusses the Trump Administration and its look to take Medicaid outside the doctor’s office.

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