Making the Most of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs): What Advocates Need to Know
Publication Date: September 2011
Publisher(s): Families USA
Author(s): Families USA
Keywords: Accountable Care Organizations; Medicare; Medicaid
Coverage: United States
This brief provides an overview of ACOs; the promise they hold; and how they could change Medicare, Medicaid, and the health care landscape. It also identifies key challenges in their development and suggests how advocates can get involved in ways that benefit patients.