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An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a provider-run organization in which the participating providers are collectively responsible for the care of an enrolled population. This brief examines the existing Medicaid payment and care delivery landscape in states undertaking Medicaid ACO initiatives to gain insights into how ACOs fit into states’ Medicaid programs, and to identify important differences between Medicaid ACOs and ACOs in Medicare and the private insurance market.
Sources:Kaiser Family Foundation
Accountable Care Organizations; ACO; Cost-containment;
Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/53114