ACO

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AcronymDefinition
ACOAnt Colony Optimization
ACOAccountable Care Organization (health care)
ACOAutomobile Club de l'Ouest (Le Mans racing governing body)
ACOAustralian Chamber Orchestra (Sydney, Australia)
ACOAnimal Control Officer
ACOAircraft Certification Office (FAA)
ACOAdministrative Contract(ing) Office(r)
ACOAdministrative Contracting Officer
ACOA Clockwork Orange (movie/book)
ACOAmerican Composers Orchestra
ACOAction Chrétienne en Orient (French: Christian Action in the East)
ACOAir Cadet Organisation (UK)
ACOAction Catholique Ouvrière (French: Catholic Workers' Action)
ACOAssistant Chief Officer (UK Probation Services)
ACOAmerican College of Orgonomy
ACOArchitectural Conservancy of Ontario (Canada)
ACOAdministrative Consent Order
ACOAustralian College of Optometry (est. 1939)
ACOAction Object
ACOAnalog Central Office
ACOAirspace Control Order
ACOAlpha Chi Omega
ACOAnglican Communion Office
ACOAnnual Cost of Ownership (finance)
ACOAccess Control Object
ACOAmerican Cornhole Organization
ACOAutomatic Cut Off
ACOAir Officer Commanding
ACOAir Control Order
ACOAMP Communications Outlet
ACOAir Control Officer
ACOAllied Command Operation
ACOAdministrative Compliance Order
ACOArmy Contracting Officer (US Army)
ACOAtlantic Classical Orchestra (Fort Pierce, FL)
ACOAnimal Control Operations
ACOAssociation of Commissioned Officers
ACOAlarm Cut Off
ACOAir Coordination Order
ACOAlgorithms, Combinatorics and Optimization (academic program)
ACOAthlétic Club de l'Ondaine (French athletic club)
ACOArea Central Office (telecom)
ACOActual Contacts for Outlook (Microsoft)
ACOAuthenticated Ciphering Offset
ACOAccess Card Office (US DoD)
ACOAdditional Call Offering
ACOAction Cancer Ontario
ACOAssembly and Checkout Officer (US NASA)
ACOAuthorized Contracting Officer
ACOAirspace Coordination Order
ACOArts Computing Office (University of Waterloo)
ACOAssociation Canadienne des Optométristes (Canadian Association of Optometrists)
ACOAssociation Canadienne des Orthodontistes (Canadian Association of Orthodontists)
ACOAustin Civic Orchestra (Austin, TX)
ACOAlternate Contracting Officer (US DoD)
ACOATOMAL control officer (NATO)
ACOAcronym Control Officer
ACOAssociation of Canadian Orchestras
ACOAuthorized Certification Official (National Plant Protection Organization)
ACOAcademy of Clinical Oncology (continuing medical education provider)
ACOAir Combat Order
ACOAdvance Change Order
ACOAtomic Coordinating Office
ACOAdvanced Concepts Office
ACOAlvarez Chamber Orchestra (UK)
ACOAirfield Coordination Officer
ACOAutomated Console Operations
ACOAtomic-Cell Orbital
ACOArmy Cryptologic Operations
ACOAssociate Contracting Officer
ACOAverage Communication Overhead
ACOAssistant Contracts Officer
ACOAngolan Community of Ontario (Canada)
ACOArea Compliance Officer
ACOAction Cut-Out (switch)
ACOAssistant Commanding Officer
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That means physicians and staff from the two largest independent physician groups in the state, Derry Medical Center and Southern New Hampshire Internal Medicine Associates, will be using the multi-payer Theon platform to manage and care for patients affiliated with an accountable care organization and two health plans.
one of the fastest-growing healthcare platform companies in the Silicon Valley, announces the success of its Accountable Care Organization clients with a cumulative savings of over $68 million across 440,000 managed lives.
PatientPing, a health technology company that connects providers to seamlessly coordinate patient care, has partnered with Houston Methodist Coordinated Care, an Accountable Care Organization affiliated with Houston Methodist, the company said.
An accountable care organization is a group of providers that agrees to work together to coordinate care for a patient and share some of the financial risk involved with providing and coordinating the patient's care.
Under its Accountable Care Organization model, Steward has emphasised integrated care, proving its ability to keep patients healthier and reduce hospitalizations for acute care, which keeps overall costs down and improves outcomes.
The proposed fee schedule also would update how quality is measured and reported by accountable care organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program, align Accountable Care Organization reporting with the Physician Quality Reporting System, and change how beneficiaries are assigned to an ACO.
Through the Minnesota Accountable Health e-Health Initiative, and in partnership with Hennepin County Medical Center and Hennepin Health, MCHN created the "Mission Hennepin Community Collaborative" with the goal of using health information exchange to support communication and care coordination between MCHN members and the Hennepin Health System, an accountable care organization (ACO) consisting of four partners: Metropolitan Health Plan, Hennepin County Medical Center, the Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department, and North Point Health and Wellness Center.
A Maryland accountable care organization operator that began recruiting primary care physicians a year ago has had limited success in Arkansas, in part because dozens of the most likely practices are temporarily occupied with a federal pilot program with similar goals.
An accountable care organization (ACO) is a group of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers who voluntarily come together to offer coordinated care to Medicare patients.
Holdings launched the Accountable Care Organization liability solution product.
The current reality, though, is that many are hanging back; indeed, the three top barriers survey respondents cited with regard to their not participating in such initiatives were, in order, the lack of payment predictability due to the looming 27-percent physician payment cut under Medicare if another SGR patch is not enacted by Congress; the programs offered aren't "relevant or accessible" to particular medical groups; and program regulations are too onerous (presumably particularly with regard to accountable care organization requirements).
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PL 111-148) established a new category of provider within the Medicare program--the accountable care organization (ACO).
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