Posts Tagged ‘Accountable Care Organizations’

Patient-Centered Medical Homes Saving Money

June 9, 2013 — CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield reports that patient-centered medical homes are saving even more money in their second year than they did in their first. CareFirst launched its patient-centered medical home program in 2011 with primary care providers serving one-third of its 3.4 million members in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and northern Virginia. Savings for the […]

Radical Health Cost Transparency

April 21, 2013 — The potential for radical health cost transparency and savings had the head of a major healthcare organization praising Obamacare recently. Jonathan Bush, Chairman and CEO of athenahealth, says that the provision for accountable care organizations (ACOs) in Obamacare is opening up a new era for health cost transparency. Bush says: Suddenly, you see this incredible variation […]