ACO status doesn't always mean financial efficiency

Having status as an accountable care organization (ACO) does not necessarily mean financial efficiency, according to a blog post by The Advisory Board Company. In fact, only one in four ACOs currently qualify for bonuses based on their performance. However, the Washington, D.C-based consulting firm did note ACO performance is improving over time, and ACOs have more success at cutting avoidable hospital readmissions and stays. >> Read the full article at FierceHealthcare