Delivery System Reform Hampers ACO Progress on Risk-Based Contracts

A Modern Healthcare article entitled “Delivery system reform hampers ACO progress on risk-based contracts” cites the Leavitt Partners and NAACOS “The 2017 ACO Survey: What Do Current Trends Tell Us About The Future Of Accountable Care?Health Affairs blog. The article states, “Roughly 50 percent of ACOs are involved in at least one downside risk contract, such as shared savings and capitation contracts, according to a Leavitt Partners and National Association of ACOs report recently published in Health Affairs.” The article was also featured in the KHN Morning Brief (Brief here).