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Executive Health Management

ACO Model Shows Smaller Medicare Spending Growth

2015 04 May

The Pioneer Accountable Care Organisation (ACO) Model has helped curb increases in total Medicare expenditures of ACO-aligned beneficiaries, resulting in savings of about $385 million in its first two years of implementation, according to a study published online in JAMA. The Pioneer ACO Model was launched by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services... Read more

Executive Health Management

High Rates Of Avoidable Hospitalisations In Poor Communities

2014 04 Aug

In New Jersey, USA, communities with low per capita income levels are found to have high rates of preventable hospital visits, according to a report released recently by the Rutgers Center for State Health Policy (CSHP). Rutgers researchers analysed hospital billing records and demographic data to determine rates of avoidable hospitalisations for all... Read more


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