In less than five years, accountable care has transformed from an academic idea to a tangible model: ACOs now exist in all 50 states and provide care for more than 23 million people. Both commercial and public ACOs have seen success at reducing cost and improving quality.
About the Grantee
This issue brief, one of six in a series called “The Impact of Accountable Care,” was prepared by the National Business Group on Health and Leavitt Partners with RWJF support. In 2015, National Business Group on Health surveyed large employers (average 55,000 U.S. employees each) for their reactions to ACOs.