Tag: accountable care organizations

Zero-Burnout Practices Often Solo, Physician-Owned

Primary care practices with zero burnout are more often solo practices owned by physicians and practices not involved in transformation initiatives, such as accountable care...

Can Any Public Hospital Survive?

New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, North Carolina, is a publicly owned hospital delivering good care at lower prices than most others and still...

Healthcare Coalition Objects to Proposed ACO Regulations

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), which recently trumpeted the success of accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP),...

Wide Support for House Bill to Boost CMS Alternative Pay Models

A newly introduced House bill designed to strengthen the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) and other Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs) of the Centers for...

More US Cardiologists Opting for Larger Practices

US cardiologists are increasingly opting out of solo or small practices, and joining larger practices, according to a new analysis of US data from 2013...

Many ACOs May Exit CMS’ Shared Savings Program Because of Pandemic

The federal government’s decade-long effort to create a better coordinated, value-based care delivery system is imperiled by the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey by the...