September 2, 2016

The August issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association offers a pair of articles that provide a point/counterpoint on whether ACO models are improving quality and lowering costs. While these articles focus largely on the results of Medicare ACOs, they delve into subjects that are relevant for Medicaid and commercial ACOs as well.

Read the “pro” article at


Read the “con” article at

ACO News is a feature of the Medicaid Accountable Care Organization Resource Center, an online collection of tools designed to help Medicaid agencies develop and launch accountable care organizations.