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Defining High-Value Post-Acute Care Providers for ACO Partnerships
May 16, 2016

This brief describes the characteristics of high-value post-acute care providers, an industry segment that is becoming increasingly important to ACOs.

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Defining High-Value Pharmacists for ACO Partnerships
May 16, 2016

This brief discusses the characteristics of high-value pharmacy providers. Opportunities for retail and clinical pharmacists for ACOs.

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Defining High-Value Specialists for ACO Partnerships
May 16, 2016

This brief includes guidance for evaluating specialist partners.

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Defining High-Value Hospitals for ACO Partnerships
May 16, 2016

This brief describes the characteristics of high-value hospitals, a crucial partner in accountable care, and one that requires careful qualitative assessment.

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Defining High-Value Primary Care Providers for ACO Partnerships
May 16, 2016

This brief offers recommendations for assessing primary care providers.

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Overview: Defining High-Value Partnerships for Accountable Care
May 16, 2016

This brief introduces the series by detailing the project’s many components, including a decision-making framework and the domains of high value.

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Ten Early Takeaways from the Medicare Shared Savings ACO Program
April 5, 2016

Using a combination of public and proprietary data, Leavitt Partners analyzed MSSP results and identified ten key takeaways.

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MSSP ACOs: Financial Savings and the Appetite for More
March 2, 2016

CMS’ January 11 announcement of the new and renewing Medicare ACO participants indicated both an increase in the number of ACOs and ACO covered lives.

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