The Proposed ACO Rule: Why a Perpetual One-Sided Model Is Not an Option

December 11, 2014

Article in HFMA blog that describes how challenging it is to shift from a fee-for-service to a fee-for-value mindset— in practical as well as philosophical terms—and a perpetual one-sided model, with fee-for-service as the backup plan, would send mixed messages to providers and constitute a recipe for tepid commitment to accountable care.