Costs of Accountable Care Organization Participation for Primary Care Providers: Early Stage Results
Analyzes data from 2012 and 2013 Medicare cost reports to determine whether joining an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is associated with an increase in a Rural Health Clinic's (RHC) per visit cost, particularly during the first two years of participation.
Richard A. Hofler, Judith Ortiz
BMC Health Services Research, 16(315)
Accountable Care Organizations · Medicare · Primary care · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural Health Clinics