Free White Paper: One-Fifth of ACOs Primed for 'Next Generation ACO' Participation Free White Paper: Accountable Care Organization Trends

It's an auspicious era for accountable care organizations: even before CMS's announced agenda for moving Medicare into value-based payment models like the ACO, the number of public and private ACOs topped 700, by a Leavitt Partners estimate. And now, one-fifth of healthcare organizations are gearing up to participate in CMS's new 'Next Generation' ACO model in the year ahead, according to 2015 metrics from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN).

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This white paper is an excerpt from 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations, HIN's fourth annual compendium of metrics on ACOs, which captures how ACOs are faring in an industry rapidly shifting away from fee for service to one that rewards quality, the patient and population experiences, and cost efficiencies. Click here for more information.

This 60-page report, now in its fourth year, delivers actionable data from more than 110 healthcare companies who completed HIN's fourth comprehensive ACO assessment in April 2015.

New in the 2015 Edition:

  • Feedback on CMS's new Next Generation ACO model;
  • Comparative 2013-to-2015 data on key ACO metrics;
  • Expectations for CMS's recently announced timeline to move Medicare payments to alternative payment models;
  • Utilization of embedded case management in ACOs;
  • Favored ACO accreditation and recognition programs;
  • Telehealth and telemedicine use by ACOs;
  • The most effective tools, protocols and work flows in use in ACOs ? in respondents' own words;
  • The complete August 2015 Accountable Care Organizations survey tool.

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Melanie Matthews
Executive Vice President
The Healthcare Intelligence Network

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