Accountable Care

November 17, 2015 | Susan Morse

The goal is to increase the approximately 59 percent of Humana individual Medicare Advantage members who have primary care physicians participating in value-based relationships, to 75 percent by the end of 2017.

November 6, 2015 | Susan Morse

The Massachusetts hospitals follow the exit of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire last month.

October 28, 2015 | Susan Morse

Aetna has signed accountable care organization agreements with systems affiliated with Trinity Health, the benefits company announced Tuesday.

October 21, 2015 | Kaiser Health News

A key strategy for Medicare is encouraging doctors, hospitals and other health care providers to form accountable care organizations (ACOs) to coordinate beneficiaries' care and provide services more efficiently.

October 20, 2015 | Susan Morse

CMS has approved Dartmouth-Hitchcock's application for Next Generation and will receive its dollar target this fall. That will determine whether they sign the contract.

September 8, 2015 | Henry Powderly

Although many organizations participating in the Medicare Shared Savings and the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization programs failed to generate savings in 2014, Navigant Healthcare consultant Paul Keckley thinks the programs are here to stay despite several flaws.

August 28, 2015 | Henry Powderly

While many accountable care organizations in Medicare's Shared Savings Program generated enough savings in 2014 to merit financial incentives, more than two-thirds fell below the payment threshold, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said on Tuesday.

August 28, 2015 | Susan Morse

Nine ACOs that partner with CHS generated $27 million in the Medicare Shared Savings Program.

August 28, 2015 | Henry Powderly

Two Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations, Montefiore Health and the Banner Health Network, on Tuesday touted their success in generating savings for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ACO model. Though other organizations in the group found little reason to celebrate.

August 25, 2015 | Henry Powderly

A new report published in the American Journal of Managed Care found that just over half of MSSP ACOs shared plans on how they'll allocate savings.

August 19, 2015 | Chris Nerney

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has developed accountable care organizations with three more provider-partners, bringing the total number of ACOs under the insurer to five, the insurer announced this month.

July 23, 2015 | Anthony Brino

The public health pitch for making Medicare available at 50 comes with some strong evidence and business opportunity for population health.

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