Medicaid- Accountable Care Organization

Assignment Required Reading:
http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/files/publications/case-study/2014/oct/1769_klein_hlt_share_oregon_aco_case_study.pdf

Review the case study by clicking on the link. Prepare a paper that answers the following questions.

1. What is an accountable care organization (ACO’s)?

2. What makes Oregon unique in its approach to Coordinated Care Organization?
3.Why are states experimenting with different models of integrated care?
4. Are ACO’s a viable model to reduce the rate of growth in per-capita Medicaid spending? Why or why not?

Your paper should include the following:

-Three to five peer reviewed references cited in the assignment. Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references; all facts must be supported; in-text references used throughout the assignment must be included in an APA-formatted reference list. (References should be current, not more than five years old; additional references articles from the popular press such as the WSJ and Washington Post should also be considered.)

-Formatted with APA Requirements.

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