ACO | Hospital-Centric Healthcare

Potentially Profitable Interplay Between Exclusive Contracts and ACOs

There is a complex interplay between hospital-based group exclusive contracts and ACO-entity payment mechanisms. In addition to making certain that money flows into the group, as opposed to around it, obviously a protective move, there are significant planning opportunities in the play off between the managed care contracting provisions of exclusive contracts and the terms […]

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ACO | Governance

The Chicken and the Pig and the ACO

I recently heard it said that while it takes both a chicken and a pig to make a ham and egg breakfast, the chicken is merely involved while the pig is fully committed. How different is this from the relationship between hospital administrators on the one hand, and physicians on the other, in connection with […]

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