Free White Paper: One-Fifth of ACOs Primed for 'Next Generation ACO' Participation

It's an auspicious era for accountable care organizations: even before CMS's announced agenda for moving Medicare into value-based payment models like the ACO, the number of public and private ACOs topped 700, by a Leavitt Partners estimate. And now, one-fifth of healthcare organizations are gearing up to participate in CMS's new 'Next Generation' ACO model in the year ahead, according to 2015 metrics from the Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN).

Accountable Care Organizations in 2015: One-Fifth Primed for 'Next Generation ACO' ParticipationDownload this HINtelligence report for more data on the greatest challenge to ACO operations, measures of ACO success, program components and results and ROI. Click here to download the report today.

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This white paper is an excerpt from 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations, HIN's fourth annual compendium of metrics on ACOs, which captures how ACOs are faring in an industry rapidly shifting away from fee for service to one that rewards quality, the patient and population experiences, and cost efficiencies. Click here for more information.

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CMS's Medicare Shared Savings Plan (MSSP) and private insurance ACOs garnered the top participation rates in HIN's April 2015 Accountable Care Organizations survey. The 2015 Healthcare Benchmarks also documented support for other ACO models, including CMS's new Next Generation ACO. Click here to view a printable version of the chart and discover additional accountable care organization models. This is just one of the dozens of metrics and benchmarks on accountable care organizations in this year's benchmark report.

This 60-page report, now in its fourth year, delivers actionable data from more than 110 healthcare companies who completed HIN's fourth comprehensive ACO assessment in April 2015.

New in the 2015 Edition:

  • Feedback on CMS's new Next Generation ACO model;
  • Comparative 2013-to-2015 data on key ACO metrics;
  • Expectations for CMS's recently announced timeline to move Medicare payments to alternative payment models;
  • Utilization of embedded case management in ACOs;
  • Favored ACO accreditation and recognition programs;
  • Telehealth and telemedicine use by ACOs;
  • The most effective tools, protocols and work flows in use in ACOs — in respondents' own words;
  • The complete August 2015 Accountable Care Organizations survey tool.

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Melanie Matthews
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The Healthcare Intelligence Network

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