This week's episode is about the transition from the direct contracting model to the Accountable Care Organization (ACO). Quantum Health's vice president of health systems, Eric Parmenter, summarizes what has happened in direct contracting and ACO in the previous six years. He also talks about current and potential roadblocks to broader implementation of these techniques.
What You’ll Learn From This Episode:
1:35 Major issues that employers are currently experiencing and may continue to experience in the coming years.
5:04 Employers’ engagement in direct contracting or ACO in 2022.
8:31 The Association of Physicians' definition of quality healthcare: The inverse correlation between quality and cost.
12:30: Three obstacles to the implementation of direct contracting and ACOs.
14:54 The function of carriers in the ACO model.
17:19 Analytics and reporting: Measuring the goals and objectives that the buyer and seller have agreed upon.
20:04 The trajectory of the ACO model.
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