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AMGA Accountable Care Organization Principles

Submitted by Clive Riddle on Mon, 07/26/2010 - 14:13

  1. Multispecialty Medical Groups and Other Organized Care Systems Make the Strongest Foundation
  2. ACOs Must Be Physician-Led
  3. ACOs Must Be Held Accountable for Clinical Results & Cost Efficiencies in the Community
  4. ACO Incentives Must Be Aligned to Foster Voluntary Participation
  5. ACOs Must Have a Primary Care Core
  6. ACOs Should Be "Learning Organizations" That Use Data to Improve Efficiency and Safety of Care

Notes: Full text of the AMGA Principles is available at: http://www.amga.org/AboutAMGA/ACO/principles_aco.asp
Source: American Medical Group Association (AMGA)
Source URL: http://www.amga.org/AboutAMGA/News/article_news.asp?k=397

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  1. mledlin (not verified) on Wed, 11/03/2010 - 10:52

    Gives the basics of an ACO from standpoint of physicians. Like to see list of ACO principles from point of view of health insurers too.