NAACOS In the News

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2017 ACO Survey Result Coverage: 

38% Of ACOs Preparing For Capitated Contracts
Open Minds
November 5, 2017

Coordinated Care Models Save Medicare Big Bucks
Bloomberg BNA
October 25, 2017

ACOs Look to Take on More Risk, but Are Still Learning How to Be Successful
AJMC 
October 13, 2017

Delivery system reform hampers ACO progress on risk-based contracts
Modern Healthcare
October 10, 2017

ACOs Adding Risk, but Lag at Cost Control
HFMA Healthcare Business News
October 10, 2017

ACOs Plan to Move to Downside Financial Risk, Capitation Contracts
RevCycle Intelligence
October 9, 2017

A Health Affairs Study Finds ACOs Moving Forward Quickly—If Unevenly—Into Risk
Healthcare Informatics
October 6, 2017

Study finds ACOs still focused on early stages of care redesign
Becker's Hospital Review
October 5, 2017

Confirmation and other Congressional matters
POLITICO Tip Sheet 
October 5, 2017

ACOs Increasing Their Participation in Downside Risk Contracts, Study Says
Healthcare Finance News
October 5, 2017 

ACOs Focus on Health IT, Population Health Management Plans
HealthITAnalytics
October 5, 2017

Survey shows ACOs are taking on greater financial risk, making cost reduction a primary challenge
FierceHealthcare
October 5, 2017

ACOs taking on more risk, but hope it’s worth the reward
Multi Briefs
October 5, 2017

The 2017 ACO Survey: What Do Current Trends Tell Us About the Future of Accountable Care?
eHealth Initiative
October 4, 2017

October

ACOs Look to Take on More Risk, but Are Still Learning How to Be Successful
American Journal of Managed Care
October 13, 2017

Analysis: Track 1 ACOs Set for Positive MIPS Payment Adjustments
Health Informatics
October 12, 2017 

Delivery system reform hampers ACO progress on risk-based contracts
Modern Healthcare
October 10, 2017

ACOs taking on more financial risk
Cambridge Management Group Blog
October 9, 2017

ACOs Plan to Move to Downside Financial Risk, Capitation Contracts
RevCycle Intelligence
October 9, 2017 

Lessons from the National Association of ACOs Fall Conference
Robert Pearl Lessons Blog
October 6, 2017 

A Health Affairs Study Finds ACOs Moving Forward Quickly—If Unevenly—Into Risk
Healthcare Informatics
October 6, 2017 

Institute to collect data and evidence to identify ACO best practices
HealthData Management
October 6, 2017 

Study finds ACOs still focused on early stages of care redesign
Becker’s Hospital Review
October 5, 2017 

Survey shows ACOs are taking on greater financial risk, making cost reduction a primary challenge
FierceHealthCare
October 5, 2017 

ACOs Focus on Health IT, Population Health Management Plans
HealthIT Analytics
October 5, 2017 

ACOs increasing their participation in downside risk contracts, study says
Healthcare Finance News
October 5, 2017 

The 2017 ACO Survey: What Do Current Trends Tell Us About The Future Of Accountable Care?
Health Affairs Blog
October 4, 2017 

Former CMS Head McClellan Among Those Named to Board of Directors at New ACO Institute
Healthcare Analytic News
October 3, 2017

August

Medicare shared-savings ACOs cut $1 billion in costs over three years
Modern Healthcare
August 30, 2017

Axios Vitals 8/2/2017
Axios
August 2, 2017

July 2017

Can Healthcare Payers Inspire ACOs to Take on Two-Sided Risk
HealthPayer Intelligence
July 27, 2017

June 2017

New Public Health Post blog by NAACOS highlights ACOs’ successful performance and quality

Blue Cross boosts its investment in group that runs Think Clinic
Omaha World-Herold
June 25, 2017

ACOs prospering but high start-up costs, regulations holding them down, expert says
McKnight’s
June 14, 2017

More providers urge the government to count Medicare Advantage under MACRA
FierceHealthcare
June 2, 2017

Incorporating Population Health in Next Gen of Bundled Payments
RevCycle Intelligence
June 1, 2017

May 2017 

The forgotten track: Medicare ACOs qualify for third MACRA option
Modern Health Care
May 26, 2017 

Medicare Cardiac, Ortho Bundled Payments Delayed Until 2018
RevCycle Intelligence
May 23, 2017 

Understanding the Basics of Accountable Care Organizations
HealthPayer Intelligence
May 23, 2017 

New Medicare shared-savings model friendlier to small practices
AMA Wire
May 22, 2017 

Legislation that Would Expand Telehealth Use, Access Passes in Senate Committee
Healthcare Informatics
May 19, 2017

March 2017

Lured by MACRA bonuses, more Medicare ACOs venture into risk
Modern Healthcare
March 4, 2017 

February 2017

Accountable care organization model will likely survive ACA repeal
SearchHealthIT
February 2, 2017 

January 2017

NAACOS Reveals 2017 Accountable Care Organization Priorities
RevCycle Intelligence
January 11, 2017