Medicare Accountable Care Organizations: Quality Performance by Geographic Categories
Using CMS 2014 and 2015 Medicare Accountable Care Organization (ACO) data, this brief examines the differences in ACO performance on 4 domains of quality measures: Patient/Caregiver Experience (PCE), Care Coordination/Patient Safety (CCP), Preventive Health (PH), and At-Risk Population (AtR) in rural and urban areas, and discusses the overall quality score of Medicare Shared Savings ACOs by geographic category.
Xi Zhu, Keith Mueller, Thomas Vaughn, Fred Ullrich, A. Clinton MacKinney
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Accountable Care Organizations · Care coordination · Healthcare quality · Policy · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data