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www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/sharedsavingsprogram/Downloads/2015-SSP-ACO-Final-Rule-Overview-6-29-15.pdf

ACO Eligibility Requirements. • Establishing and Maintaining the Participation Agreement. • Provision of Aggregate and Beneficiary Identifiable Data and. Beneficiary Notification. • Assignment of Medicare Beneficiaries. • Shared Savings and Losses. • Additional Program Requirements and Beneficiary Protections. 2 ...

www.resdac.org/cms-data/files/ssp-aco-beneficiary-level-rif

The CMS Centers for Medicare (CM) has created a set of standard analytical files that contain data from the Shared Savings Program (SSP). One of these is the SSP Beneficiary-Level Research Identifiable File ( RIF ), the second is the SSP Provider-Level RIF. SSP RIFs do not include Pioneer, Next Generation ACO or ...

www.healthcatalyst.com/accountable-care-organization-solutions

aco-new-payment-models-competing-incentives1. A great deal remains unknown about the transition to value-based payment. Some markets are moving rapidly toward new payment models while others lag behind. aco-by-hospital- region. Accountable Care Organizations by Hospital Referral Region; Source: Leavitt ...

www.3mhisinsideangle.com/blog-post/identifying-working-accountable-care-organizations

Oct 13, 2017 ... The ACO was a relatively unknown concept prior to the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010. There are now more than 800 ACOs among public and private payers with participants in all 50 states. While some ACOs have demonstrated savings, many have not. The success of the ACO model hinges ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Aco

Male name. Also pronounced Aaco, Ako or Aako. Aco is a nickname for Diaco ( Deioces) was, according to Herodotus, the first king of the Median Empire. It is a male name in Kurdish-speaking areas. It is a non-religious name for boys with Medes, Kurdish heritage. It means the leader or the boss.

www.cancernetwork.com/oncology-journal/cancer-care-and-accountable-care-organizations-unknown-patient-experience-landscape

Oct 15, 2013 ... This new delivery model, known as an accountable care organization, or ACO, also increases patient “stickiness” by associating patients with specific providers.[ 8]. Approximately 30% of healthcare spending (based on Institute of Medicine data) could be saved if waste and abuse could be tackled.[9] ACOs ...

catalyst.nejm.org/aco-spillover-effects-opportunity-not-missed

Sep 21, 2016 ... The extent to which these changes are impacting non-ACO patients, however, is largely unknown. Existing studies have not distinguished between spillover effects that are the result of activities or mechanisms that are applied consistently across all patient groups (such as the use of EHRs) and those that ...

www.ncqa.org/Portals/0/ACO/ACO_FAQs_update_11.15.12.pdf

NCQA developed its ACO Accreditation program to distinguish between high- functioning ACOs that meet core capabilities and self-acclaimed ACOs with unknown accountability. What does NCQA Accreditation provide? NCQA Accreditation: • Assures consumers that an Accredited Accountable Care Organization has met ...

www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20140811palmbeachaco.html

After One Year, Physician-run ACO Scores Big Savings Bonus. Of $22 Million Saved Overall, $11 Million Goes to Member Physicians. August 11, 2014 04:22 pm Michael Laff – Health care policy experts have cautioned that making the transition away from a fee-for-service payment model will be a marathon, not a sprint, yet ...