2017 Healthcare Benchmarks:
Accountable Care Organizations

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The accountable care organization, or ACO, has become a cornerstone of healthcare delivery system and payment reform by raising the bar on healthcare quality and reducing unnecessary costs. There are now more than 700 ACOs in existence today, by a 2017 SK&A estimate.

Pre-publication discount on 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations, HIN's fifth compendium of metrics on ACOs, captures ACO operation in today's value- and quality-focused healthcare environment.

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This 50-page report, now in its fifth edition, delivers actionable data from healthcare companies who completed HIN's fifth comprehensive ACO assessment in May 2017.

New Metrics in the 2017 Edition:

  • Participation (current and anticipated) in emerging ACO models, including the CMS ACO Investment Model, Comprehensive ESRD Care Model, Accountable Health Communities, Medicare ACO Track 1+ Model, Medicaid-Medicare ACO, and more;
  • Inclusion of behavioral health providers in ACOs;
  • Prevalence of ACOs with 100,000 members or more;
  • Utilization of data analytics by ACOs;
  • Provision within ACOs for medication management, Medicare Chronic Care Management, and social determinants of health screenings;
  • Predictions on CMS proactive assignment of Medicare beneficiaries to physicians' ACO panels;
  • The complete August 2017 Accountable Care Organizations survey tool.

Standard ACO Metrics Set:

As HIN benchmarks readers and members have come to expect, 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations continues to document the ways in which accountable care is transforming healthcare delivery.

In this all-new resource, 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Accountable Care Organizations provides sector-specific qualitative data in the following areas:

  • Current and planned ACOs;
  • Numbers of physicians participating in ACOs;
  • Types of providers participating in ACOs;
  • Principal ACO administrators;
  • Participation by ACO model (Medicare Shared Savings Program or MSSP, Pioneer ACO, etc.)
  • Populations covered by current ACOs;
  • Numbers of lives covered by current ACOs;
  • Time required for ACO development;
  • ACO program components, including the use of electronic health records (EHRs), patient portals, evidence-based care, and other elements;
  • Reimbursement models in use in ACOs;
  • Metrics to evaluate ACO success;
  • Preferred ACO quality, efficiency and satisfaction measure sets;
  • ROI from ACOs;
  • Impact of ACO model on patient and provider satisfaction, care coordination, ER and hospital utilization, population health, healthcare spend and other key indicators;
  • Early successes from ACOs;
  • Greatest challenges associated with ACO creation;
And much more.

These metrics are presented in more than 60 easy-to-follow graphs and tables.

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