July 27, 2010
The Affordable Care Act authorizes Medicare to contract with accountable care organizations, networks of physicians and other providers that would work together to improve quality of health care services and reduce costs for patients.
April 11, 2012
A new initiative of the Affordable Care Act known as accountable care organizations, received final rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
March 16, 2010
A new brief from the George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Services examines the debate around creating accountable care organizations (ACOs) to serve Medicare and Medicaid patients.
November 2, 2011
This policy paper examines the latest developments in accountable care organizations (ACOs), including a look at the final regulations on ACOs issued in October 2011 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
March 1, 2007
This paper calls for national organizations dedicated to performance measurement, best practices and provider incentives as a part of reform.
March 22, 2013
Human Capital Blog
This is the first in a series of essays, reprinted from the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics’ eMagazine, in which scholars who attended the recent AcademyHealth National Health Policy Conference reflect on the experience.
June 10, 2009
Experts in the field of health care payment discuss a variety of solutions to correct widespread deficiencies and increase value in our health care system.
April 12, 2011
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey delivered the address in April 2011.
May 16, 2011
This article discusses the legal framework of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that created accountable care organizations (ACOs). ACOs are corporate entities that will generate savings for health care providers by promoting efficiency and improving performance.
April 1, 2011
Analyses explore implementation of the Medicare Shared Savings Program for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).