Researchers, including our Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD, are formalizing the evaluation of how Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations report savings distribution and whether the evaluation has any effect on the success of that ACO

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One of the missions of the 2010 federal health law is to slow the soaring cost of health care. A key strategy for Medicare is encouraging doctors, hospitals and other health care providers to form accountable care organizations (ACOs) to coordinate beneficiaries’ care and provide services more efficiently

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Our Matt DeCamp, MD, PhD discusses what he and colleagues have learned via research into what plans ACOs have for sharing savings. Do their plans distribute savings fairly?

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A high-profile Medicare experiment pushing doctors and hospitals to join together to operate more efficiently has yet to save the government money, with nearly half of the groups costing more than the government estimated their patients would normally cost, federal records show

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A Q&A with our Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD

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Public reporting and shared savings distributions. Authors, including our Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD, Analyze publicly reported organizational characteristics, shared savings distribution plans, and early financial success of accountable care organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program

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The authors, including our Matthew DeCamp and Jeremy Sugarman, describe a 3-step framework for how accountable care organizations (ACOs) can ensure that patients’ needs, values, and preferences are incorporated into ACO governance decisions

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Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD discusses the factors that influence physician referrals and his roadmap for how health care organizations can influence referrals in ways that respect choice and protect patient well-being

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