Medicare Accountable Care Organization Characteristics Associated With Participation in 2‐sided Risk

Date
05/2022
Journal
Journal of Rural Health
Description

This study examined the associations of accountable care organization (ACO) characteristics with the likelihood of participation in 2-sided risk tracks in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Small and rural ACOs were found to be less prepared to transition into 2-sided risk tracks than their urban counterparts.

Center
RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
Authors
Xi Zhu, Huang Huang, A. Clinton MacKinney, Fred Ullrich, Keith Mueller