TITLE

Model support

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Melanie
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/21/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 47, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) nonprofit organization and its accreditation standards for accountable care organizations (ACOs). It notes that the nonprofit seeks to provide a practical framework of interest to ACOs. The standards cover various stages of development and satisfaction. It adds that the accountable care model grants financial incentives to hospitals and medical groups seeking to control healthcare costs and improve patient care.
ACCESSION #
67669186

 

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