As Health System Reform is implemented, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) will become more prevalent in the delivery of healthcare. This program will identify and discuss organizational structures for the future of physicians' practices. It will delve into the various forms of relationships a physician may have with these new structures. Real life case studies will be presented proving physician led ACOs have been successful. Physicians will leave with the tools and knowledge needed to organize and lead a new structure for physicians practices.
1. Discuss the likely role of Accountable Care Organizations based on the status
of Health System Reform initiatives.
2. Identify and discuss organizational options for taking full responsibility for care,
receiving and distributing bundled payment.
3. Differentiate the forms of relationships a physician may have with these structures.
4. Explain the role of physicians if they are to lead and control structural options for taking
full responsibility for care, receiving and distributing bundled payment.
5. Demonstrate real life case studies of physician led ACOs that have been successful.
6. Citing real life examples that explain the steps one could take to initiate and develop
an Accountable Care Organization.
Frank Opelka, MD, FACS
Should you have any questions regarding this activity please contact Kathryn Tinney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.464.5450
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