Health providers to participate as Accountable Care Organizations
- 9 ACOs DUMP MEDICARE'S PIONEER PROGRAM. // Medical Economics;8/10/2013, Vol. 90 Issue 15, p18
The article reports that two organizations that suffered 4 million dollars in losses dropped the Medicare's Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program.
- N. TEXAS CLINIC ADDED TO LIST OF ACOS. // Medical Device Daily;12/31/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 251, p5
The article announces the selection of Irving-based Medical Clinic of North Texas, an affiliate of integrated health system USMD Holdings Inc., as one of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare.
- Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Accountable Care Organizations (SCOs) with the Highest Overall Savings, Performance Year 1. // hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2014, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p14
A graph is presented that shows the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) accountable care organizations (ACO) in the U.S. with the highest overall savings as of September 2014 that include memorial Hermann ACO in Texas, Palm Beach ACO LLC in Florida, and Catholic Medical Partners--Accountable...
- In Brief. // HomeCare Magazine;Nov2015, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p10
The article focuses on accountable care organizations (ACOs), particularly, what ACOs are and what they have accomplished in 2014, description of the three Medicare ACO programs, and explanation of the three tracks on the basis of which ACOs are grouped under the Shared Savings Program.
- Report tracks number and type of hospitals joining ACOs. // AHA News;8/27/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 17, p3
The article reports the findings of American Health Association's Health Research and Educational Trust 2011 survey which aims to track numbers and type of hospitals joining an accountable care organization (ACO), an initiative that is part of the U.S. government's Medicare Shared Savings Program.
- CMS names 27 Medicare AC0s. // AHA News;4/16/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p7
The article reports that the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMMS) has announced the first 27 accountable care organizations (ACOs) to participate in the voluntary Medicare Shared Saving Program.
- Create more provider alignment in population management. MILLER, JULIE // Managed Healthcare Executive;Nov2012, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p17
The article focuses on the Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) which have specified parameters for Medicare populations and improves cost and outcome of medical care. INSET: New risks for providers.
- Go figure. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Nov2014, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p12
Statistics are presented regarding medical care including increase in number of Accountable Care Organizations, amount that would have been saved by Medicare Part B in 2011, and increase in number of part-time workers in medical care facilities.
- ACOs show great promise to cut costs, improve quality. Pena, Jose // Modern Healthcare;2/17/2014, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p25
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Providers net uneven results from ACO experiment," published in the January 30, 2014 issue.