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Recent Conferences

April 16, 2010

Building Accountable Care Organizations

Co-Sponsored by Aetna Inc. and Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy

This meeting examined case studies of three organizations aspiring to operate as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs): a physician Independent Practice Association, a community hospital with aligned medical group, and an integrated delivery system. Participants discussed opportunities and challenges for each model and public policies that would support ACO development. CMS Deputy Administrator Anthony Rogers also discussed the new Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation with Forum participants.