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October 1, 2017

Dr. Amar Desai Discusses the Difference between Physician-Led and Hospital-Led ACOs in Accountable Care News

“Ultimately there are a number of inherent advantages in the physician-led ACO model. For example, ACOs achieve shared savings when they focus on reducing both emergency department utilization and hospital admissions. From a physician-led ACO perspective, decreasing costly inpatient utilization does not negatively impact a provider-based revenue stream and aligns with its focus on avoiding unnecessary utilization through its care model, which is designed to keep patients safer, healthier and out of the hospital.”