As hospitals, physician groups and other providers position themselves to participate in Accountable Care Organizations, there are many issues that require consideration. We highlight 10 steps and issues that should be taken into account in order to create a solid infrastructure and achieve long-term ACO goals.
The info graphic below is a summary of key findings from the Healthcare Cost Institute's 2010 to 2011's Healthcare Costs and Utilization Report. The report provides a broad look at 2011 health care spending among those with employer-sponsored insurance, covering price, utilization, and spending trends from medical claims of over 40 million people in comparison to last year's results.
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
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