managing the risks of accountable care

Reynolds, Max
July 2011
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jul2011, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p48
Trade Publication
The article discusses how to manage risks associated with Medicare's Shared Savings Program in the U.S. It notes that hospitals and healthcare providers should assess carefully the risks of participating the program. It claims that the program will likely to exceed the benefits if it unfolds entirely along those outlined in the proposed rule of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Elements adopted from the Physician Group Practice (PGP) Demonstration are also mentioned.


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