As accountable care organizations (ACOs) grow more mature, some are showing positive results and others are not. Case Studies From Public and Private-Sector ACOs: What Works and Why? provides insights from industry consultants and other key industry observers on what separates successful ACOs from ones still struggling to organize themselves, generate meaningful results or form strategic partnerships.

The report outlines the experiences of several ACOs in both government programs and the commercial sector. It reviews the pros and cons of various strategies for different types of organizations, and summarizes what they’ve learned.

With Case Studies From Public and Private-Sector ACOs: What Works and Why?, you'll learn the key lessons in how to build models that achieve better care for individuals, better health for populations and lower costs.

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Private-Sector ACOs

  • UnitedHealth Expects $50 Billion in ACO Contracts by 2017
  • Texas Blues Plan Contracts With Tenet Hospitals on Statewide ACO
  • Geisinger PCMH Ties MD Pay to Tough-to-Hit Quality Metrics
  • HealthCare Partners’ ESRD Model Cuts Admissions, Inpatient Days
  • WESTMED Earns Nearly $1M in Shared Savings From UnitedHealth
  • Anthem, Cigna See Higher Quality in First-Year ACO Results
  • Cedars-Sinai Pinpoints Targets in Anthem’s Commercial PPO
  • Medica Private Exchange ACO Enrollment Exceeds Expectations
  • Advocate-BCBSIL ACO Bends Cost Curve, Cuts Admissions
  • Cigna Expands, Evolves Program to Add Hospitals, Specialists, Small MD Groups
  • Public-Sector ACOs

  • Catholic Health Wades Into MSSP After Starting With Commercial Risk
  • Atrius Health Recalculates, Finds No Shared Loss on Pioneer
  • U. of Mich. Group Practice Cites Actuarial Reason for Shift to MSSP
  • Jordan Community ACO Weighs MSSP Success Against Hospital Revenues
  • For Optimus Healthcare Partners, MSSP Enabled Long-Desired Changes
  • Rutgers-RWJ Hospital ACO Aims to Leverage Academic Research
  • Memorial Hermann ACO Unites Independent MDs via Data Initiatives
  • Montefiore Turns Socioeconomic Challenge Into Pioneer Success
  • Heartland Health Credits Existing Infrastructure for MSSP Success
  • National Rural ACO Gives Small Providers Chance to Join MSSP
  • Hennepin Health Accepts Full Risk for Medical, Behavioral Services
  • ApolloMed ACO Leverages Hospitalists, Partnerships
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