Blog #5

By Jeff Goldsmith and Nathan Kaufman

Shift to Population-Health Payment Unlikely to Come Anytime Soon

Modern Healthcare ~ Posted July 11, 2015 
     
        However laudable these goals of population health, we believe the expected shift to population-based payment is unlikely to materialize.   
Shift to Population-Health Payment Unlikely to Come Anytime Soon

Pioneer ACOs: Anatomy of a 'Victory'

Health Affairs ~ Posted June 18, 2015 @ 3:28 pm

        Most of managed care All-Stars participating in the Pioneer ACO program were unable to generate bonuses and dropped out.  This suggests that the capital and operating risks for the inexperienced participants in the Medicare MSSP program far outstrip potential rewards.   Pioneer ACOs: Anatomy of a 'Victory'