March 16, 2018
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Roji Health Intelligence | March 14, 2018   

"In times of rapid change, experience could be your worst enemy," said J. Paul Getty. He might have been giving us advice on how to transform health care. We have reached the tipping point for broader adoption of ACOs and other Advanced Alternative Payment Models (AAPMs) to organize health care and payment under both Medicare and commercial insurance. But our recent experience cannot tell us whether these approaches will work.. . READ MORE   

Risk Strategies | March 15, 2018   
The primary goals of ACOs were aptly named by Donald Berwick, MD, former acting CMS administrator as 'the triple aim': improving experience of care, improving the health of populations and reducing the per capita costs of healthcare. In order to control costs, ACO providers voluntarily collaborate to provide efficient, high quality coordinated care to an assigned population of patients by accepting financial risk...READ MORE

RevCycle Intelligence | March 12, 2018     
Giving providers a holistic view of the patient resulted in accountable care organization (ACO) success for a risk-based organization in southern Florida, which earned a place on the list of ACOs achieving the greatest shared savings in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) in 2016...   READ MORE

Health Affairs | March 14, 2018 
The Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) released its analysis of 2016 health spending for a group of commercial insurers last month. The report is a trove of information that, like all good analyses, suggests more questions than it answers. Buried in the report-in figure 15-is an alarming trend that should rise to the top of analysts' areas for further investigation... READ MORE   

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