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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 245–255.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Steven W. Howard; Stephanie L. Bernell; Jangho Yoon; Jeff Luck; Claire M. Ranit Abstract To control Medicaid costs, improve quality, and drive community engagement, the Oregon Health Authority introduced a new system of coordinated care organizations (CCOs). While CCOs resemble traditional Medicaid...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 929–931.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of emergency department use (Pollack 2014 ; Taubman et al. 2014 . Delivery system innovations receive less attention than do issues of apparent rationing or expanded Medicaid access. Yet these are scarcely less important. Oregon's coordinated care organizations (CCOs) represent one of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 933–940.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Steven W. Howard; Stephanie L. Bernell; Jangho Yoon; Jeff Luck Abstract Continuing its path of Medicaid program innovation, Oregon recently embarked on a major reform that gives regional coordinated care organizations (CCOs) global budgets and accountability for the physical, behavioral, and dental...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 243–244.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Harold A. Pollack Copyright © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 This Point-Counterpoint completes our discussion of Oregon's coordinated care organizations (CCOs), one of the nation's most innovative and challenging models of Medicaid service provision. In the Point essay, Steven W...
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Published: 01 February 2015
Figure 1 Geographic Service Areas of Oregon's Coordinated Care Organizations Source : OHPB, n.d. Figure 1. Geographic Service Areas of Oregon's Coordinated Care Organizations. / Source: OHPB, n.d. More
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 2015) 40 (1): 257–264.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Anna Marie Chang; Deborah J. Cohen; Dennis McCarty; Traci Rieckmann; K. John McConnell Abstract In the Point article, Steven W. Howard et al. argue that the Oregon Health Authority's coordinated care organizations (CCOs) are different from traditional Medicaid managed care organizations in ways...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2014) 39 (4): 941–946.
Published: 01 August 2014
... by Duke University Press 2014 In the Point essay, Howard et al. provide important perspective regarding reasons for optimism for the Oregon coordinated care organization (CCO) experiment; nonetheless, ample room for concern remains. For Oregon and other states, detailed consideration of the...
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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 June 1995) 20 (3): 695–717.
Published: 01 June 1995
... implementing major organizational changes in health care through a top-down procedure, however, are limited. The appointment of the Committee on Funding and Organization of Health Care in 1992 by the previous government can be regarded as merely a way to show activity rather than as an instrument to achieve...
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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): 745–760.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Roger Feldman Abstract A remarkable consensus has developed that the fee-for-service (FFS) approach for paying medical providers must be replaced. This payment approach is said to increase the volume of services without improving care coordination. In response to these calls, Medicare and private...
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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): 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 2012) 37 (4): 679–695.
Published: 01 August 2012
... , October 27 . www.commonwealthfund.org/Publications/Issue-Briefs/2009/Oct/State-Hospital-Rate-Setting-Revisited.aspx . Benson R. Burton R. . 2011 . Accountable Care Organizations in Medicare and the Private Sector: A Status Update . November . Urban Institute . www.urban.org...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 669–688.
Published: 01 August 2015
... in managed care with HMOs. The ACO model includes several components that are common in HMOs, such as the delegation of risk and utilization management to physician organizations (Scheffler et al. 2013 ). However, ACOs are distinct from HMOs. While ACOs provide care through coordinated delivery...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2015) 40 (4): 705–710.
Published: 01 August 2015
... cripple 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): 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): 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 June 2007) 32 (3): 379–413.
Published: 01 June 2007
... options, to name only a few. Such barriers may challenge managed care organizations’ efforts to man- age and coordinate enrollee care and often require them to make addi- tional investments to accomplish those goals 386    Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law These national studies are not...
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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...