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Executive Health Management

Frugal Innovation to Overhaul for Healthcare

2015 28 Sep

Aetna's "frugal innovation" strategy is helping transform the health insurer's current fee-for-service reimbursement model, which is both inefficient and expensive, to a value-based care model, according to a strategy+business blog article. The new approach is anchored on a pay-for-performance system that rewards providers for successful health outcomes... Read more

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

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