Association of Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations vs traditional Medicare fee for service with spending, utilization, and patient experience.

@article{Nyweide2015AssociationOP,
  title={Association of Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations vs traditional Medicare fee for service with spending, utilization, and patient experience.},
  author={David J. Nyweide and Woolton Lee and Timothy T. Cuerdon and Hoangmai H. Pham and Megan Cox and Rahul Rajkumar and Patrick H. Conway},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2015},
  volume={313 21},
  pages={
          2152-61
        }
}
IMPORTANCE The Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model aims to drive health care organizations to reduce expenditures while improving quality for fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare beneficiaries. OBJECTIVE To determine whether FFS beneficiaries aligned with Pioneer ACOs had smaller increases in spending and utilization than other FFS beneficiaries while retaining similar levels of care satisfaction in the first 2 years of the Pioneer ACO Model. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS… Expand
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