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Tag: ACOs

Melissa ClarkeMelissa Clarke

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Social risk is the flour, not the icing, in baking the cake of value-based care

March 14, 2022 / By Melissa Clarke, MD

Population health, and the payment arrangements it supports, cannot be done successfully without incorporating social risk. Adoption of value-based payment The decade since the passage of the 2010 Affordable Care […]

Juggy JagannathanJuggy Jagannathan

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AI Talk: AI and future of health care, part 2

Jan. 28, 2022 / By V. “Juggy” Jagannathan, PhD

In the part one of this blog series on artificial intelligence (AI) and the future of health care, we explored trends impacting the interoperability of health systems and drug costs. […]

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Robust primary care gets us closer to the outcomes we want to achieve

March 8, 2021 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Health care outcomes improve and unnecessary spending declines when we can get ahead of problems rather than reacting to them after they have spiraled out of control. For a woman […]

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The new triple alliance: Employer, employee and primary care

Dec. 9, 2020 / By Steve Delaronde

More than half of Americans receive health insurance through their employer. Two-thirds of covered workers are insured by companies that assume all the risk for health care costs and do […]

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Medicaid: The backbone of U.S. health care

Jan. 13, 2020 / By L. Gordon Moore, MD

Medicaid spending accounts for about three percent of annual U.S. GDP and more than 20 percent of most state budgets. With a ten-year run of a strong economy, we may […]

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Pathways to Success for Medicare ACOs: Balancing risk and reward

Aug. 23, 2019 / By Gretchen Mills

In 2011 the first 32 Medicare ACOs were announced under the CMS Pioneer ACO program. Since then, CMS has made multiple modifications to the program. Initially, most organizations chose to […]

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Ten years after “The Cost Conundrum” – How much has changed?

May 3, 2019 / By Steve Delaronde

McAllen, Texas is a border town in the Rio Grande Valley with a metro population of 839,000. On May 25, 2009, Atul Gawande published The Cost Conundrum in which he […]

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Healthcare predictions in a time of uncertainty

Jan. 18, 2017 / By Kristine Daynes

We all know the Trump administration’s commitment to repeal and replace key components of the Affordable Care Act. What we don’t know is what that will look like or how […]

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One more year and five lessons learned from the MSSP ACOs

Sept. 9, 2016 / By Kristine Daynes

CMS recently announced the 2015 financial and quality results for nearly 400 Medicare ACOs. My 3M colleagues and I were eager to sift through the data for insights to help […]