With the New Year in full swing have you implemented A/R practices that will allow you to meet the goals you have ahead? Do you have your “finger on the pulse” of your business? And what will you be measuring this year?
With this month's CMS announcement that another 121 Accountable Care Organizations have been certified, the total now comes to 477 ACOs in 49 states and the District of Columbia. As the new bundled payment, shared savings, and shared risk programs fall into place over time, these ACOs will be looking to coordinate care with the post-acute care community to keep costs under control and hospital 30-day readmissions down.