The Future of Accountable Care Organizations

The final rule for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) received positive reactions, but what's next? These resources from RWJF and its grantees take a look at the final rule and consider where ACOs go from here.

    • November 14, 2011

  • A report from the Urban Institute examines whether the ACO model will spread, whether it will save money and whether anti-trust concerns will materialize.
  • Consumer and employer groups say the real measure of success will be whether ACOs are soon widespread, providing better-coordinated, patient-centered, high-value care. Read a statement from the Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project.
  • An implementation brief from HealthReformGPS.org looks at whether the final rule will advance national goals to better integrate and reform health care delivery.