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ACOs

Health Insurers and the Accountable Care Movement

May 16th, 2015

The growth of accountable care is forcing stakeholders to understand the changing landscape and the impact on traditional health insurance providers. This brief examines how health insurers are changing with and reacting to this movement.

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Hospital Engagement With Accountable Care Organizations

May 16th, 2015

This brief takes a look at the challenges and opportunities hospitals are facing as they work to achieve quality improvement and save precious health care resources.

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Physician Participation in Accountable Care Organizations

May 16th, 2015

This brief describes an ACO from physicians’ point of view, the changes it introduces in their daily practice, and the leadership opportunities that emerge with participation.

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Origins and Future of Accountable Care Organizations

May 16th, 2015

This brief discusses the evolution of ACOs and why accountable care represents a changing dynamic in the health care system to make care delivery more patient-centered and efficient.

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Growth and Dispersion of Accountable Care Organizations

November 24th, 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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