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COPD one of ‘most important’ diagnoses to manage in ACOsTo succeed as a Next Generation ACO, Indiana University Health system is changing its COPD care management approach.
Is the success of physician-led ACOs sustainable?Team-based care led by doctors are outperforming the competition, but for how long?
ACOs support programs that increase value in pediatricsStudy: ACOs can be part of the structure to improve outcomes in children with medical complexity.
CEO of ACO shares how it saved nearly $12 million in year 1In 2013, its first year taking part in CMS’ Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Program, Rio Grande Valley Health Providers saved nearly $12 million. Here, the CEO and CMO discusses the keys to success.
Survey reveals 3 value-based payment trends to watchThe transition to value-based payment has accelerated rapidly over the past two years, and payers and providers predict even more dramatic changes.
Lessons learned from MSSP ACOs: What execs should knowResearchers from Leavitt Partners are using a combination of public and proprietary data to report on some early findings about ACOs.
Six characteristics of continuum-centered care modelsThe combination of unsustainable healthcare spending and the rapid growth of value-based reimbursement revenue models is driving the shift to patient-centered care across the continuum—or continuum-centered care.
Blue Shield of California CEO shares ACO success secretsInsight from Paul Markovich, CEO, Blue Shield of California
Superior pay for non-performance model threatens dermatology, societyThe economies of scale leading to superior pay are only realized in huge ACOs that cover large numbers of patients who are healthy or face entry barriers to the medical system. While treating dermatologic conditions improves patient quality of life perceptions, it does not lead to decreased healthcare utilization. The best approach for dermatology issues is to tell the patient their psoriasis is really very minor, not worth treating, and it is unnecessary to see a dermatologist.
Pharmacists critical to success in 5 value-based modelsAt AMCP 2016, presenters identified five types of alternative payment models, and shared why pharmacists play a key role.