Healthcare Innovation March 6, 2023
David Raths

ACO’s goal is to improve patients’ quality of life and reduce costs through annual wellness visits, chronic care management, point-of-care technology, and telehealth

Sound Physicians, a physician-led national medical group with more than 4,000 clinicians in 400-plus hospitals across 45 states, has launched Sound Long-Term Care Management (SLTCM), an accountable care organization focused on caring for Medicare beneficiaries who are residents of long-term care facilities.

Officially approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the ACO launched Jan. 1. SLTCM is a Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) Enhanced Track ACO.

“Our ACO model focuses on the most vulnerable, highest acuity, and under-supported Medicare population by bringing together clinicians, facilities, data, and technology to drive quality,” said Mike Camacho,...

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Topics: ACO (Accountable Care), Payment Models, Physician, Post-Acute Care, Provider, Value Based
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