Payers Continue Favoring Accountable Care Organizations


Jeremy Earl said that accountable care organizations (ACOs) are “the way provider reimbursement is headed” in healthcare, and that providers wanting “to be ahead of the curve and gain experience with these new payment models” should participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. The best revenue opportunity for using ACOs, he continued, “is in the contracts with private payers where providers can utilize the ACO infrastructure to manage either a Medicare advantage or a commercial population.” Read the full article.