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Auerbach DI, et a;. Accountable care
organization formation is associated with integrated systems but not high medical
spending. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Oct;32(10):1781-8. Request from the TMA Knowledge Center.
Adams AJ, et al. Report of the AACP
task force on patient-centered medical homes and accountable care organizations.
Am J Pharm Educ. 2013 Sep 12;77(7):142. Read full-text online.
Wilkinson C, Champion JD, Sabharwal K. Promoting preventive health screening
through the use of a clinical reminder tool: an accountable care organization
quality improvement initiative. J Healthc Qual. 2013 Sep-Oct;35(5):7-19.
McCarthy M. Accountable care organization program cuts costs and improves
care, report says. BMJ. 2013 Jul 19;347:f4634. Request from the TMA Knowledge Center.
Muhlestein DB, et al. Risk bearing and use of fee-for-service
billing among accountable care organizations. Am J Manag Care. 2013
Jul;19(7):589-92. Read full-text online.
Mehta AJ, Macklis RM. Overview of accountable care organizations for oncology
specialists. J Oncol Pract. 2013 Jul;9(4):216-21. Read full-text online.
Hayen AP, et al. Accountable Care
Organizations: how to dress for success. Am J Manag Care. 2013 Jun;19(6):517-9. Read full-text online.
Schultz S, et a;. Accountable care organizations: an opportunity
for synergy. Ann Fam Med. 2013 May-Jun;11(3):283-4. Read full-text online.
Bernstein SJ. Accountable care organizations and the practice of oncology. J
Oncol Pract. 2013 May;9(3):122-4. Read full-text online.
Wehrwein P. Health plans cautiously optimistic as ACOs enter prime time.
Manag Care. 2013 May;22(5):17-21. Read full-text online.
Ortiz J, et al. Accountable care organizations: benefits
and barriers as perceived by Rural Health Clinic management. Rural Remote Health.
2013 Apr-Jun;13(2):2417. Read full-text online.
Jaffery J, Golden RN. Accountable Care Organizations: What are they? Where
are they coming from? Where will they lead? WMJ. 2013 Apr;112(2):98-9. Read full-text online.
Stefanacci RG, Guerin S. Calling something an ACO does not really make it so.
Manag Care. 2013 Mar;22(3):15-7. Read full-text online.
McNabney M. Are physicians ready for accountable care? Virtual Mentor. 2013
Feb 1;15(2):167-9. Read full-text online.
DeCamp M. Ethics in accountable care organizations. Virtual Mentor. 2013 Feb
1;15(2):156-61. Read full-text online.
Longworth DL. Accountable care and patient-centered medical homes:
Implications for office-based practice: a Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine
interview with David L. Longworth, MD. Cleve Clin J Med. 2013 Jan;80 Electronic
Suppl 1:eS36-40. Read full-text online.
Bao Y, Casalino LP, Pincus HA. Behavioral health and health care reform
models: patient-centered medical home, health home, and accountable care
organization. J Behav Health Serv Res. 2013 Jan;40(1):121-32.
Press MJ, Michelow MD, MacPhail LH. Care coordination in accountable care
organizations: moving beyond structure and incentives. Am J Manag Care. 2012
Dec;18(12):778-80. Read full-text online.
O'Halloran K, et al. The role of
accountable care organizations in delivering value. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med.
2012 Dec;5(4):283-9. Read full-text online.
Larson BK, et al. Insights from transformations under way at
four Brookings-Dartmouth accountable care organization pilot sites. Health Aff
(Millwood). 2012 Nov;31(11):2395-406. Request from the TMA Knowledge Center.
Tallia AF, Howard J. An academic health center sees both challenges and
enabling forces as it creates an accountable care organization. Health Aff
(Millwood). 2012 Nov;31(11):2388-94. Request from the TMA Knowledge Center.
Kreindler SA, et al. Interpretations of integration in
early accountable care organizations. Milbank Q. 2012 Sep;90(3):457-83. Read full-text online.
Goroll AH, Schoenbaum SC. Payment reform for primary care within the
accountable care organization: a critical issue for health system reform. JAMA.
2012 Aug 8;308(6):577-8. Request from the TMA Knowledge Center.
Audet AM, et a;. Hospitals on the path to accountable
care: highlights from a 2011 national survey of hospital readiness to participate
in an accountable care organization. Issue Brief (Commonw Fund). 2012
Couch CE. Why Baylor Health Care System would like to file for Medicare
Shared Savings accountable care organization designation but cannot. Mayo Clin
Proc. 2012 Aug;87(8):723-6. Read full-text online.
Shulkin DJ. Building an accountable care organization for all the wrong
reasons. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Aug;87(8):721-2. Read full-text online.
Anderson RD, et al. Ascension health partners with Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide patient-centered care through the
Pioneer Accountable Care Organization model. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012
Aug;87(8):714-6. Read full-text online.
Nichols LM. Accountable care organization pathways: diverse but ultimately
parallel. Mayo Clin Proc. 2012 Aug;87(8):710-3. Read full-text online.
Swank SE. A physician's guide to forming and operating an accountable care
organization. Md Med. 2012;13(2):11-2.
Crosson FJ. Analysis & commentary: The accountable care organization:
whatever its growing pains, the concept is too vitally important to fail. Health
Aff (Millwood). 2011 Jul;30(7):1250-5. Request from the TMA Knowledge Center.
Meyer H. Accountable care organization prototypes: winners and losers? Health
Aff (Millwood). 2011 Jul;30(7):1227-31. Request from the TMA Knowledge Center.
Lee KJ. Setting up a practical accountable care organization. Med Econ. 2011
Jun 25;88(12):34, 36-8.
Online Reports and Web Resources
Burke JD, LLM, Taylor; Rosenbaum JD, Sara. Accountable Care Organizations: Implications for Antitrust Policy. March 2010. Aligning Forces for Quality, a national initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Access online .
Devers, Kelly; Berenson, Robert. Can Accountable Care Organizations Improve the Value of Health Care by Solving the Cost and Quality Quandaries? Oct 2009. Urban Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Access online .
Accountable Care Networks: Transitions for Small Practices and Community Hospitals. 2009. Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative/Jewish Healthcare Foundation. Access online .
The Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Learning Network , a joint initiative of the Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform at Brookings and the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, focuses on practical steps toward implementing more accountable health care and building greater value into the care delivery process through the use of ACOs. The Network offers practical guidance and a forum for interested and engaged parties to learn from one another throughout the process of planning and implementation.
Health Reform Watch ; A Web Log of the Seton Hall University School of Law, Health Law, and Policy Program - A Guide to Accountable Care Organizations, and Their Role in the Senate's Health Reform Bill. March 11, 2010 by Jordan T. Cohen .
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