FinanceCareMount CFO Says COVID-19 Threw a 'Wrench' in Next-Gen ACO Plans
Kevin Conroy, CFO and chief population health officer at CareMount Medical, is encouraged by CMS's decision to extend its Next...
FinanceBeaumont Health VP of Managed Care on Driving Value in the Pandemic
Ryan Catignani, vice president of managed care and accountable care services at Beaumont Health, told HealthLeaders how the pandemic has...
Finance4 Coronavirus Financial Considerations for Health System Leaders
As the pandemic continues to unfold, hospital CFOs should pay attention to the impact of APMs and the potential issues...
FinanceSenators Urge CMS to Hold Harmless Medicare Shared Savings ACOs
Lawmakers say at-risk ACOs are being held responsible "for the enormous costs that we expect to result from the COVID-19...
FinanceAs COVID-19 Costs Rise, Jittery Shared Savings ACOs Could Flee the Model
Almost 80% of Medicare risk-bearing ACOs said they were "very concerned" about their financial performance this year.
InnovationChicago ACO Uses AI to Reach Most Vulnerable COVID-19 Members
The ACO network, which includes Rush University Medical Center and Sinai Health System, uses machine learning solution to identify and...
FinanceMSSP ACO Participation Remains Flat in 2020
Stakeholders say 'Pathways to Success' mandates have dampened ACO enthusiasm for the program.
FinanceCongress Looks to Fix ACA's 'Rural Glitch'
The bill would fix a regional calculation that forces accountable care organizations to measure their performance against themselves and disproportionately...
Clinical CareMedicare ACOs With Cardiologists Save Money
ACOs with cardiologists may see lower spending for SNFs, ED visits, evaluation and management services and procedural care.
InnovationEarly Reviews Positive for Proposed Stark Law, Anti-kickback Revamps
While still reading the fine print, stakeholders say they're pleased that CMS has taken steps to update the 30-year-old laws.
InnovationHow Bellin's ACO Gets Real-time Admission, Discharge Data From Outside Facilities
A care coordination solution enables Bellin to better manage skilled nursing lengths of stay, reduce inappropriate use of emergency departments,...
Strategy7 Strategies for ACO Success
The report comes amid projections that Medicare spending will exceed $1.5 trillion by 2028, which is more than double the...