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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 556–560.
Published: 01 June 2003
...Mark A. Hall E. Haavi Morreim. Holding Health Care Accountable: Law and the New Medical Marketplace . New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 320 pp.$49.95 cloth. © 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Agrawal, Gail B., and Mark A. Hall. In press. What If YouCould Sue Your HMO? Managed Care...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 901–917.
Published: 01 August 2014
... embraced the concept of the accountable care organization to help improve quality and efficiency while addressing financial shortfalls. The experience of Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) in Massachusetts, where health care reform began six years ago, provides insight into the opportunities and challenges of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 639–645.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Richard M. Scheffler Abstract Will accountable care organizations (ACOs) deliver high-quality care at lower costs? Or will their potential market power lead to higher prices and lower quality? ACOs appear in various forms and structures with financial and clinical integration at their core; however...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 647–668.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Stephen M. Shortell; Carrie H. Colla; Valerie A. Lewis; Elliott Fisher; Eric Kessell; Patricia Ramsay Abstract There are now more than seven hundred accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the United States. This article describes some of their most salient characteristics including the number and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 669–688.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Brent D. Fulton; Vishaal Pegany; Beth Keolanui; Richard M. Scheffler Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs) result in physician organizations' and hospitals' receiving risk-based payments tied to costs, health care quality, and patient outcomes. This article (1) describes California ACOs...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 689–703.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Christopher Whaley; H. E. Frech, III; Richard M. Scheffler Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs), one of the most recent and promising health care delivery innovations, encourage care coordination among providers. While ACOs hold promise for decreasing costs by reducing unnecessary...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 705–710.
Published: 01 August 2015
... the state and federal budgets and slow economic growth in other sectors in the years to come. Accountable care organizations (ACOs) and insurer formation of narrow provider networks are two oft-discussed policies to reduce costs, with both having been implemented to some degree in practice...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 745–760.
Published: 01 August 2015
... payers are experimenting with payment systems that combine the basic element of FFS — a fee for each service — with arrangements that allow providers to share the savings if they hold total spending per patient below a targeted amount. Medicare's accountable care organizations (ACOs) embody the shared...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 761–796.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Eric Kessell; Vishaal Pegany; Beth Keolanui; Brent D. Fulton; Richard M. Scheffler; Stephen M. Shortell Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have proliferated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If ACOs are to improve health care quality and lower costs, quality measures will be...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 797–819.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Thomas D'Aunno; Peter D. Friedmann; Qixuan Chen; Donna M. Wilson Abstract To meet their aims of managing population health to improve the quality and cost of health care in the United States, accountable care organizations (ACOs) will need to focus on coordinating care for individuals with...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 821–837.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Lawrence P. Casalino; Natalie Erb; Maulik S. Joshi; Stephen M. Shortell Abstract Accountable care organizations (ACOs) and hospitals are investing in improving “population health,” by which they nearly always mean the health of the “population” of patients “attributed” by Medicare, Medicaid, or...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 875–886.
Published: 01 August 2015
... not impede accountable care organizations (ACOs) and similar collaborations that advance these same goals of better and more efficient care; in fact, by fostering competitive markets, the antitrust laws encourage such initiatives. This article summarizes the legal framework that the federal antitrust...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 905–910.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Daniel M. Fox Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 The purpose of this commentary is to describe how regulations for the accountability of accountable care organizations (ACOs) could reduce patients' risks of receiving care that is unsafe and of inferior quality by addressing more...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2001) 26 (1): 81–106.
Published: 01 February 2001
... information. However, financial accounting elements in the MCR are unreliable,poorly defined, and lacking in critical detail. Comparative analyses of MCRs and matched, audited financial statements reveal long-standing problems with the MCR's data, including major differences in reported profits; variations in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1979) 4 (3): 360–381.
Published: 01 June 1979
...James Warner Bjorkman; Christa Altenstetter This paper presents a critical evaluation of several theories of accountability and their applicability to health care concerns. The authors first provide a preliminary refinement of the imprecise concept of accountability itself and then examine four...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 2009) 34 (2): 181–217.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Jason Barabas Scholars suspect that public policies affect public opinion, but the empirical evidence is mixed, and contemporary theories advance offsetting predictions. This study examines two allegedly similar private investment account programs that differ in politically relevant ways...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2003) 28 (2-3): 195–216.
Published: 01 June 2003
... complex and loosely coupled networks. In this latest stage,there is a risk that some important features of democratic leadership, and of decision making in the health care arena, will be eclipsed. Accountability mechanisms must clearly locate responsibility for actions and must allow for the exercise of...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1977) 2 (1): 32–47.
Published: 01 February 1977
... care. The final section evaluates the PSRO program as a complete delegation of congressional authority and a failure of Congress to set any rules for the development and application of norms and standards. The lack of any mechanism for accountability of the PSROs to public values and choices is...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1999) 24 (4): 815–834.
Published: 01 August 1999
...: Penguin. Report from the Field General Practice Fundholding in the British National Health Service Reform, 1991–1997: GP Accounts of the Dynamics of Change George L. Maddox...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2001) 26 (4): 709–726.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Michael D. Barr With the United States currently experimenting with medical savings accounts (MSAs), it is appropriate to revisit the Singapore experience, where the practice has been in place for a decade and half. Singapore runs a modern,effective health system at a fraction of the cost of most...