Leavitt Partners Weigh in on Medicare, APMs and Provider Readiness for Pivot

by Gregg A. Masters, MPH It’s been busy since our re-launch at This Week in Accountable Care primarily due to the heavy lifting support from National ACO co-founders, Andre Berger MD, CEO, and Alex Foxman, MD, President and Chief Medical Officer, respectively. While I moderate the series, Drs. Berger and Foxman serve as co-hosts and subject matter […]

Leavitt Partners on ACO Growth and Dispersion: An Update

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH Per Leavitt Partners: A ‘Growth and Dispersion of Accountable Care Organizations: August 2013 Update.’ The Leavitt Partners Center for Accountable Care Intelligence releases new white paper entitled “Growth and Dispersion of Accountable Care Organizations: August 2013 Update”Growth and Dispersion of ACOs August 2013. Salt Lake City, August 15, 2013 — […]

Accountable Care: It’s Growth, Complexity, Prevalence and Promise?

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH From Leavitt Partners. a webinar held on November 8th, 2012. The focus is on ACOs, and represents an update post elections from their previous reporting here.

Update: Growth and Dispersion of Accountable Care Organizations – Leavitt Partners

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH While Attending the Third National ACO Summit in Washington, DC last week I  had the opportunity to cross paths with Thomas Merrill my liaison with Leavitt Partners (LP) responsible for our interview on ‘This Week in Accountable Care‘ discussing LP’s initial release of their report ‘Growth and Dispersion of Accountable […]

The Incidence of ACOs: The Leavitt Report

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH We’re seeing a flurry of reports on ACOs quoting the Leavitt Partners report ‘Growth and Dispersion of Accountable Care Organizations‘ published last year, see previous post for access here. Meanwhile we chatted with report authors Andrew Croshaw and Thomas Merrill who provided additional context and insight into their findings on […]

ACO or vACe aka virtual Accountable Care enterprise?

By Gregg A. Masters, MPH (inspired by Vince Kuraitis) e/n/t/e/r/p/r/i/s/e/ = A business (also known as enterprise or firm) is an organization engaged in the trade of goods, services, or both to consumers… The etymology of “business” relates to the state of being busy either as an individual or society as a whole, doing commercially viable and profitable […]

Leavitt Partners Report: ACOs, Their Growth and Dispersion

On the Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 broadcast at 11AM PT / 2PM ET my special guests include two principal co-authors of the recently released Leavitt Partners study titled: Growth and Dispersion of Accountable Care Organizations‘. For an extract and link to download the full report, click here. More about the guests: Andrew Croshaw is Managing […]

Leavitt Partners: Growth and Dispersion of Accountable Care Organizations

Extract Only: Following the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s emphasis on Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and the announcement of the Medicare Shared Savings Program, an increased interest has emerged among providers and payers to create ACOs. To date, little has been published regarding the types and locations of organizations adopting principles of accountable care. […]