Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)

Jun 15, 2018
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission today issued its June report to Congress, which includes the panel’s recent recommendation to reduce emergency department evaluation and management services payment rates by 30% for off-campus stand-alone EDs located within six miles of an on-campus…
Mar 29, 2018
The Value Initiative AHA Members In Action: Illinois Rural Community Care Organization - Princeton, IL
The Illinois Rural Community Care Organization builds the structure necessary for rural providers to be successful ACOs. For more on The Value Initiative, click here.
Mar 16, 2018
Reps. Mike Kelly (R-PA), Ron Kind (D-WI), Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Ami Bera (D-CA) yesterday launched the Health Care Innovation Caucus, which will work to advance a legislative agenda that encourages innovative policy ideas to improve quality of care and lower costs for consumers. They…
Mar 15, 2018
September 8, 2016 ACO Rural Investment Model (AIM) Central Minnesota ACO Investment Model - Presentation (PDF) Executive leaders described the goals and objectives of the Central Minnesota AIM.  
Mar 15, 2018
In January 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that 39 Shared Savings Program (SSP) Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) will participate in the ACO Investment Model (AIM).
Mar 14, 2018
October 4, 2016 Hospital/FQHC ACO Partnership of Maine - Presentation (PDF) Twelve health care organizations across the state have partnered to form the Community Care Partnership of Maine - an Accountable Care Organization (CCPM ACO).
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The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

Feb 23, 2018
On Feb. 9, Congress passed and President Trump signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, a massive budget bill containing a number of priorities important to hospitals and health systems. In addition to funding the government until March 23, the bill also raises the debt ceiling and sets…
Feb 23, 2018
On February 9, Congress passed and President Trump signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, a massive budget bill containing a number of priorities important to hospitals and health systems. In addition to funding the government until March 23, the bill also raises the debt ceiling and…