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Evaluation of the Vermont All-Payer Accountable Care Organization Model: First Evaluation Report

Evaluates the first two performance years of the Vermont All-Payer Accountable Care Organization Model (VTAPM), which aims to assess whether scaling an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) across all payers in the state can reduce program expenditures while preserving or improving care quality. Discusses the implementation of the model, provider engagement, efforts to address population health goals; characteristics of participating hospitals, practitioners, and beneficiaries; and the model's impacts on Medicare spending, utilization, and quality of care. Includes information on hospital and provider participation in rural counties and unique challenges for rural Critical Access Hospitals.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, NORC at the University of Chicago
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Accountable Care Organizations · Health reform · Healthcare business and finance · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Statistics and data · Vermont