February 16, 2015
Accountable Care Organizations in California: Promise and Performance
Brent D. Fulton;Eric R. Kessell;Richard M. Scheffler;Stephen M. Shortell
Berkeley Forum,School of Public Health University of California, Berkeley
California has more accountable care organizations (ACOs) than any other state in the country, with particularly rapid growth over the past two years. This report introduces new evidence that ACOs improve the quality of care, increase patient satisfaction, and may reduce costs.