Considering an integrated nephrology care delivery model: six principles for quality.

@article{Hamm2013ConsideringAI,
  title={Considering an integrated nephrology care delivery model: six principles for quality.},
  author={L. Gabriel Navar L. Lee Hamm and Thomas H. Hostetter and Rachel N Shaffer},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={682-6}
}
In 2012, 27 organizations will initiate participation in the Medicare Shared Savings Program as Accountable Care Organizations. This level of participation reflects the response of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to criticism that the program as outlined in the proposed rule was overly burdensome, prescriptive, and too risky. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service made significant changes in the final rule, making the Accountable Care Organization program more attractive to these… CONTINUE READING