Your ACO needs the right EHR: Consider these 11 features

EHR for ACO

With payers embracing value-based reimbursement, more and more physicians are participating in accountable care organizations (ACOs). ACOs are formed when a group of healthcare providers (primary care physicians, specialists, hospitals, non-physician providers) come together and collectively agree to become responsible … Continue reading

5 reasons you should consider joining an ACO

Consider Joining and ACO

In today’s era of value-based healthcare, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are right at home as they strive to provide quality, efficiency, and healthy outcomes for patients. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), ACOs include networks of … Continue reading

Small practice or ACO, focus remains on patient care

ACO patient care

It’s not your imagination. If you feel like there are fewer solo physician practices these days, you’re right. Physicians in practices of nine or less dropped from 40.1% to 35.3% from June 2013 to December 2015, according to researchers who studied the Medicare Physician Compare public use datasets from that time period.

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CMS grant offers to guide small practices with MACRA

QPP Grant Program MACRA

If you are part of a small physician practice, with 15 or fewer clinicians, and are located in a rural location, a health professional shortage area, or in a medically underserved area, your practice may qualify for help with the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) reporting.

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