Key Considerations for Supporting Medicaid Accountable Care Organization Providers

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States looking to implement accountable care organizations in Medicaid understand that payment reform alone is not sufficient to transform care delivery at the practice site level. Primary care providers, particularly those serving the health care safety net, require resources and guidance to meet the substantial quality and cost containment aspirations of the accountable care model. This brief outlines the types of technical assistance supports that state Medicaid agencies can potentially offer to help providers in transforming care delivery. It also provides key considerations for planning, implementing, and sustaining such technical assistance.

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Date: Jun 2013
Author: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.