Accountable Care Bulletin
  Complimentary from the publishers of Accountable Care News                           July, 2015  
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Primary Care ACOs and Payment Reform

 If I Ran the Zoo: Quality Measures in Accountable Care and the Fit with Integrative

A panel of four leading experts partner with the Center for Optimal Integration to complete the last webinar of a three part series on the changing healthcare landscape. This webinar focuses on quality measures and the way that integrative health and medicine is concordant and/or discordant with existing measures used by such agencies as the National Committee for Quality Assistance (NCQA) and in Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) and Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).


Aine Cryts: Six Steps to ACO success

1. Assess providers’ ability to take on risk

2. Make a serious commitment to the ACO model

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This Month in Accountable Care News
  • Good to Great Healthcare Boards: Lessons for ACOs by Kimberly Smith, FACHE, and James Gauss
  • The Fix that Was Not a Fix -- SGR, RBRVS, and the Future of Physician-led MA Plans by William J. DeMarco, MA, CMC
  • Editor’s Corner: Angela Rose on the ACA and Health Care Hiring
  • The Pain Scale: Evaluating Patient-Physician Relationships by Nick van Terheyden, MD
  • Thought Leader’s Corner: "Is a $50 consumer stay-in-network incentive payment enough to influence consumer behavior?”
  • Industry News with briefs regardingCMS; Health Affairs, HIN, Leavitt Partners and the American Dental Association; the Center for American Progress; RAND corporation; AHA and AMA; Steward Health Care; and the National Partnership for Women & Families.
  • Catching Up with….Alan Abrams, MD, MPH
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