Accountable Care Organizations
As ACOs Grow, the Need for Advanced IT Escalates
Digital Edition, March 20, 2013
The rush toward value-based purchasing is on as providers will be increasingly reimbursed based on care outcomes rather than quantity of services provided. The good news is many ACOs have gotten off to a good start. However, even though providers are making progress, the path to success is not well worn. Leaders are still trying to figure out exactly how to achieve the clinical improvements and cost savings promised by the care delivery model. This supplement explores the different options available to providers and what routes make the most sense.