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ACOArmy Contracting Officer (US Army)
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ACOAthlétic Club de l'Ondaine (French athletic club)
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ACOAlvarez Chamber Orchestra (UK)
ACOAdvanced Concepts Office
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ACOAverage Communication Overhead
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Nezamabadi-pour, "An advanced ACO algorithm for feature subset selection," Neurocomputing, vol.
Despite the growth in savings, there was little growth in the number of ACOs that qualified for bonus payments based on the savings they were able to generate.
MEASUREMENT IS NOT ENOUGH--Under the current models, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides ACOs with a number of different types of data from which to derive quality and cost performance metrics: paid health care claims, ACO benchmark data, beneficiary demographics, chronic conditions (HCC scores) and attribution.
The IRS told the group seeking tax-exempt status, "You are not established pursuant to a statute, managed by government officials or funded by government grants," and "there is no government oversight of your activities similar to that of an ACO " in Medicare.
Many see the current ACO models as the first steps of a longer journey--a learning experience, in other words, and an opportunity to tweak and understand what works and what doesn't.
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) realized savings of more than $411 million in 2014, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Q: We have seen mixed reports regarding the adoption of technology by ACO groups.
An ACO sponsor can still demonstrate its ability to handle financial risk by putting money in escrow, getting a line of credit, or getting a surety bond.
There were, however, also differences in physician services ($8.29 less per ACO patient per month in 2012 and $2.69 less in 2013), along with smaller savings in tests, procedures, and imaging, compared with non-Pioneer-aligned Medicare beneficiaries.
Under the Affordable Care Act, several initiatives driven by Medicare involved "getting the right service to the patient in the right setting at the right time for the right price," said John Nimsky, senior vice president at Gorman Health Group, a managed care consulting firm, referring to ACOs.
Individual augmentees assigned to DCMA--Kuwait, are selected for their assignments by the DCMA--Kuwait commander and theater ACO. Contracting officers typically are selected for positions based on their backgrounds and experiences.