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A Taxonomy of Accountable Care Organizations: Different Approaches to Achieve the Triple Aim
June 16, 2014

As providers begin to bear risk for defined populations, providers and payers have begun to change the way they deliver and pay for health care. Accountable care organizations (ACOs), in particular, have proliferated with the common goal to fulfill the triple aim of improved patient satisfaction, improved care and decreased health care costs. Though ACOs […]

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The Accountable Care Paradigm: More than Just Managed Care 2.0
June 24, 2013

Accountable care organizations have become an emphasis in health policy circles, but some feel they represent the return of 1990s managed care.

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Growth and Dispersion of Accountable Care Organizations
November 24, 2011

Following the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s emphasis on Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and the announcement of the Medicare Shared Savings Program, an increased interest has emerged among providers and payers to create ACOs.

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