What is an accountable care organization ACOs

Option #1: Case Study – Health Share of Oregon: A Community-Oriented Approach to Accountable Care for Medicaid Beneficiaries

Assignment Required Reading:
http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/files/publications/case-study/2014/oct/1769_klein_hlt_share_oregon_aco_case_study.pdf
Review the case study by clicking on the link. Prepare a paper that answers the following questions.

What is an accountable care organization (ACO’s)?
What makes Oregon unique in its approach to Coordinated Care Organization?
Why are states experimenting with different models of integrated care?
Are ACO’s a viable model to reduce the rate of growth in per-capita Medicaid spending? Why or why not?

Your paper should include the following:

Four to six pages in length, not including the title and reference pages.
Three to five peer reviewed references cited in the assignment. Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references; all facts must be supported; in-text references used throughout the assignment must be included in an APA-formatted reference list. (References should be current, not more than five years old; additional references articles from the popular press such as the WSJ and Washington Post should also be considered.)
Review the grading rubric, which can be accessed from the Course Information page.
Formatted according to CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements.
Reach out to your instructor if you have questions about the assignment.

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