TITLE

True value

AUTHOR(S)
Clarke, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;6/27/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 26, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article examines the cost of implementing the accountable care organization (ACO) provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. A study by the American Hospital Association found that the start-up cost of implementing an ACO that passes the standards of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) would surpass 26 million U.S. dollars. It also discusses a study held by the Healthcare Financial Management Association on organizational capabilities to achieve value for healthcare providers and consumers.
ACCESSION #
62283554

 

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