A Rural Accountable Care Organization
Profiles the South East Rural Physicians Alliance Accountable Care Organization (SERPA‐ACO), a physician-led ACO serving rural Nebraska. Includes information on how and why the clinics came together to form an ACO.
Date: 09/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Value view details
An Interview with Terry Hill
The Executive Director of the National Rural Health Resource Center talks about health reform challenges for hospitals, starting the Center, staying fit, and getting ready to step down as director.
Author(s): Beth Blevins Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 08/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Accountable Care Organizations in Rural America
Examines the prevalence of Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the U.S. Includes breakdowns by non-metropolitan, metropolitan, and mixed counties, as well as a map of ACO locations.
National and Regional Maps
Author(s): A. Clinton MacKinney, Thomas Vaughn, Xi Zhu, Keith J. Mueller, Fred Ullrich Date: 07/2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis view details
The 2011 Report to the Secretary: Rural Health and Human Services Issues
Report to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services focused on rural childhood obesity, place-based initiatives for rural early childhood development, and rural implications of accountable care organizations and payment bundling. Includes recommendations to address these issues and provides appendices describing the 2010 site visits.
Date: 03/2011 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services view details
Medicare Shared Savings Program
Provides an overview of the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Offers links to program resources, including application information, program data, and program statutes and regulations. Type: Website Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services view details