FLORIDA ACCOUNTABLE CARE SERVICES (FACS)

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NEWS & ARTICLES


March 4, 2017admin

On February 15, 2016 the Florida Accountable Care services reached a milestone that sets precedent for the wave of the future in healthcare. Much like a presidential inauguration FACS kicked off its partnership with UnitedHealthcare. Alongside Primary care providers, Ancillary health providers, honored guest, U.S Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and David Lewis—CEO of UnitedHealthcare. The […]

March 4, 2017admin

As 2014 draws to a close, we are finally beginning to see the results of some of the first, most basic types of studies that attempt to describe, characterize, or assess the progress of ACOs. Shortell, McClellan, Ramsay, Casalino, Ryan, and Copeland published such an article in the October 2014 issue of Health Services Research […]

March 4, 2017admin

This article from December 2013 describes a cross-sectional study of all the accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the United States, as of August 2012. The researchers analyzed demographic and health care system characteristics for each ACO and were able to determine which factors were most associated with ACO presence. Many factors, such as competition and […]


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