Category Archives: Accountable Care Organization

A Year of Uncertainty: Healthcare in Flux

Healthcare experienced a large degree of uncertainty and fluctuation in 2017. Almost no day passed without news of action or activity impacting the industry. All of the back and forth left healthcare buffeted and ready for a rest. Unfortunately, that … Continue reading

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Cost Conundrum for Value Based Care

The healthcare system is rapidly adopting alternative payment methodologies and overall moving away from the traditional fee for service system. The primary form of alternative payment is value based care, which is also broadly categorized as paying for quality as … Continue reading

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Next Generation ACO: A Friendlier, Improved ACO?

The Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced a new accountable care organization (“ACO”) program, the “Next Generation ACO,” on March 10, 2015.  The Next Generation ACO is billed as an advancement and improvement from the previous Pioneer ACO … Continue reading

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