Medicare Data Show Wide Differences In ACOs’ Patient Care

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A Wisconsin ACO formed by two health systems, Bellin Health and ThedaCare, had the most success in keeping its diabetes patients’ blood sugar levels below the target set by Medicare, the data show. Eighty-four percent of that ACO’s patients hit that target, much better than the average ACO rate of 65 percent.  Just 24 percent of patients with the Accountable Care Coalition of Maryland, an ACO assembled by the corporation Universal American, kept their blood sugar under control. Read full article here.

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