ACOS


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ACOS

(language)
A BBS language for PRODOS 8 on Apple II. Macos is a hacked version of ACOS.
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Given the lack of prior research on factors that differentiate high- from low-performing MSSP ACOs, we conducted an inductive study that aimed to identify such factors.
Over that same period, the percentage of ACOs using shared savings models to reimburse its providers increased from 22 to 33 percent.
Stachowski, and Lee-Sien Kao, and written by Brian Schilling, began with a synopsis that reads, "Online survey data show that accountable care organizations (ACOs) with commercial contracts outperform ACOs with public-payer contracts on selected measures of quality and process efficiency.
Of 392 participants in Medicare Shared Savings Program and 12 Pioneer ACO Model participants, 31% (125) received bonus payments in 2015, as compared with 27% (97 organizations from a pool of 20 Pioneer ACOs and 333 ACO shared savings program participants) in 2014, according to a CMS report.
From these data sources, ACOs calculate the quality metrics Physician Quality Reporting System/Group Practice Reporting Option (PQRS/GPRO) by which CMS evaluates their performance.
The ruling does not affect ACOs that strictly serve Medicare patients.
So a little math seems to indicate the opposite: ACOs actually cost CMS $11 million in 2014.
Q: For ACOs that are struggling, is there evidence that patients are, on average, at least receiving better care?
More than 400 sponsors have set up ACOs using shared savings ACO program rules, which were released in November 2011.
4930) compared spending for two populations of Medicare beneficiaries in 2012 and 2013: one associated with 1 of 32 Pioneer ACOs (n = 675,712 patients in 2012; n = 806,258 in 2013), and a larger group under standard FFS Medicare in the same markets (n = 13.