Keyword: Next Generation ACOs
Officials are speaking out after a New Jersey doctor was allowed to keep his medical license after allegedly overprescribing opioids to patients.
Next Generation ACOs are teaming up to ensure that the model stays in place for the long term and continues to evolve.
The experience of one Medicare ACO shows that the model can be adapted to meet the needs of safety-net providers and their unique patient populations.
The U.S. healthcare system has made great strides in its transition from volume to value, but a number of challenges remain.
New data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shows that accountable care organizations have reduced direct Medicare spending in 2016.
Six of the eight Pioneer ACOs earned more than $37 million in shared savings during the final year of the Medicare accountable care model.
Just as the fate of the ACA is up in the air, so is the future of accountable care organizations, which were established under the healthcare reform law.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that there will be more than 570 Medicare accountable care organizations this year, with 131 in a risk-bearing track.
As hospitals, systems and practices gear up to make needed adjustments under MACRA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ top official advises that “the best way to go fast is to start slow.”
Accountable Care Organizations' struggles have dominated headlines lately, but a deeper look at the data shows some progress.