Harvard: Home Care Yields Biggest Savings in ACOs

At-home care agencies have long expressed the desire to join accountable care organizations (ACOs), despite not necessarily being invited to sit at the ACO table. Still, there’s evidence that including at-home care would benefit ACOs in more ways than one. In fact, increasing use of at-home care plays a major role in the ability of […]

Editor’s Picks: ACOs Save $466 Million

This week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Medicare Accountable Care Organizations saved more than $466 million in 2015, surpassing shared savings in 2014. Other highlights of the week include a Harvard pilot study that utilized a checklist for caregivers, enabling them to track changes in patients’ conditions and potentially monitor and […]