RevCycle Intelligence May 7, 2019
Jacqueline LaPointe

Medicaid ACOs only account for 8 percent of all ACOs but the organizations are quickly maturing, a new report shows.

Medicaid accountable care organizations (ACOs) have not grown as quickly as industry experts anticipated, according to a new report from Leavitt Partners.

ACOs with at least one Medicaid contract accounted for just eight percent of all ACOs by the end of 2018, the healthcare intelligence business found using ACO data from their Torch Insight database.

In other words, only 86 of the 1,013 ACOs operating at the end of the period were Medicaid ACOs. In comparison, 647 ACOs had at least one Medicare contract and 477 ACOs had at least one commercial contract.

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Topics: ACO (Accountable Care), Health System / Hospital, Insurance, Medicaid, Payment Models, Physician, Primary care, Provider, Value Based
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