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Primary Care ACOs and Payment Reform

Accountable Care Organizations 2.0

Covers a brief overview of ACOs, the June 2016 Final Rule provisions for ACOs, an overview of MSSP, Advance Payment ACOs, the new June 2016 Final Rule provisions, key considerations when considering forming, joining or improving an ACO, and the future.

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Robert Berenson, Rachel A. Burton, and Megan McGrath: Drawbacks to joining an ACO

1. Added bureaucracy

2. Loss of autonomy

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Source: Do Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) Help or Hinder Primary Care Physicians’ Ability to Deliver High-Quality Care? The Commonwealth Fund/In Brief, September 21, 2016

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This Month in Accountable Care News
  • Healthcare Providers Face Five Key Challenges, Solutions Not Far Away
  • The Cost of Inaction: Why Healthcare Delivery Can’t Afford to Ignore the Movement From Volume to Value by Tom Zajac
  • What's on Your Mind: Accountable Care Organizations in 2016: Private, Public Sector Growth and Dispersion by David Muhlestein and Mark McClellan
  • Accountable Care’s Move to Two-Sided Risk by Richard A. Royer, MBA
  • Thought Leaders’ Corner: "Is Assuming More Financial Risk the Answer to Success for Accountable Care Organizations?”
  • Industry News with briefs regarding OneCare Vermont; Summa Health; Cleveland Clinic; and University Hospitals.
  • Catching Up with …. Suzanne Frances Delbanco, Ph.D.
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