Articles on Accountable Care Organizations

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are the latest attempts by payers, particularly the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), to curtail the growth in healthcare spending and improve outcomes. This article from Government Health IT discusses the recent CMS ruling on updating the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).  This article […]

Article on Medicaid Delivery System Terms and Concepts

This article from the Kaiser Family Foundation is an excellent overview of the myriad ways that Medicaid delivers and funds healthcare to beneficiaries.  It provides brief descriptions on the alphabet soup of plans such as primary care case management (PCCM), managed care organzations (MCOs), prepaid health plans (PHPs), patient-centered medical […]