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Accountable Care Organizations: Basic Building Blocks

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 Accountable Care Organizations: Basic Building Blocks
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Business Management and Organization
Item Number: 13PHC0815
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

Accountable Care Organizations (ACO): What are the basic building blocks of an ACO?

Accountable care reduces cost through increased health and decreased utilization, ACO are entities designed to incentivize behavior that reduces service utilization

What are the pieces you need?: Providers, Patients, and Payors How do they fit together?

Contractual challenges: physician compensation, short-term comp and long terms risk sharing

Do the parties understand capitation?

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Articulate what is an ACO
- Describe the component parts of an ACO
- List challenges to creation
- Discuss the differences between PHOs and ACOs
- Discuss capitation

Who Should Attend

Attorneys, practitioners, and CFOs


Heath Clark, JD
Mr. Heath Clark brings experience advising hospitals, including physician-owned hospitals, in business and healthcare regulatory matters. He currently services Carnahan Group as a Regulatory Consultant who focuses on quality-based compensation relationship between hospitals and physicians.

Prior to joining Carnahan Group, he served as a health regulatory attorney for Bass, Berry & Sims and as the Operation Counsel for IASIS Healthcare. Heath holds a bachelor's degree in History from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a JD from the University of Tennessee College of Law.