4 Reasons ACOs May Generate Limited Savings – FierceHealthcare

Read article - Quotes Valerie Lewis, assistant professor of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, about a study she led that found accountable care efforts are beginning to pay off, but that there are several reasons why these new models may initially generate sluggish savings. "The balance of pushing hard enough with incentives while also allowing time for ACOs to grow and develop is tricky, but getting this right could ultimately lead to more successful programs—and greater savings," says Lewis.