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Will accountable care organizations pave the way for change

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Aco's are widely and fiercely discussed about and the entire healthcare industry is abuzz , wont they. Will they be game changers?. For more info visit us www.medicalbillingstar.com

Aco's are widely and fiercely discussed about and the entire healthcare industry is abuzz , wont they. Will they be game changers?. For more info visit us www.medicalbillingstar.com

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  • 1. Will accountable careorganizations pave the way for change? Presented by Angomark, MedicalBillingStar
  • 2. ACOS- And the debate continues… Are accountable care organizations the future of the healthcare industry? Or will they force independent practices to shut their doors? According to a recent report 49 percent of primary care physicians and 53 percent of endocrinologists are expected to switch to the ACO model in the coming year.
  • 3. Financial security and better care Physicians who’ve partnered with acos are provided incentives for prescribing more generic medication. They are also encouraged to lower hospitalization costs. This accent on the quality of care and containing costs can offer clinical benefits and savings, for healthcare providers.
  • 4. The much needed compass… One of the major reasons attributed to the popularity of acos is that they provide a sense of direction. And help physicians to focus on quality metrics, to receive reimbursement and incentives.
  • 5. It is not all gravy… There are strong oppositions to practices adopting the acos model of working. Some section of the healthcare sector, feel it can pressurize independent practices, to join larger organizations. The clinical benefits it offers are also viewed with a sense of skepticism.
  • 6. Will it join the IDNs of the 90’s? Integrated delivery networks were followed by several healthcare providers in the 90’s. Hospitals followed and pursued two strategies, of vertical and horizontal integration. There were different models such as strategic alliances and acquisitions.
  • 7. Thank YouYour Queries are most welcome on ACO issues. For more info visit us www.medicalbillingstar.com

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