ACOs: New Payment Models Present Opportunities, Risks

Miller, D. Joshua; Sethi, Manish K.; Obremskey, William T.; Mir, Hassan; Jahangir, A. Alex
June 2012
AAOS Now;Jun2012, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p22
The article focuses on the Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the U.S. It states that ACOs are formed under the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) and designed to reduce health care cost and improve the quality of care provided to patients. It also discusses the two shared-saving options, each requiring a 3-year agreement.


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