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Course Description ACO
The course contains 15 Lessons taking about 1 Hour 15 Minutes

The ACO Overview course covers the history leading up to the ACO provisions in the Accountable Care Act of 2010, the organization and governance of Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), the financial concepts and calculation of Medicare Shared Savings, the importance of quality measures, administrative requirements and government waivers. The course is intended to educate all employees in the basic concepts and principles and provide the first step to understanding the compliance requirements for Medicare ACOs.

  1 : Background – A Need for Reform
  2 : Need for Reform Continued
  3 : Attempts to Improve U.S Health Care
  4 : Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
  5 : Introduction to ACOs
  6 : CMS ACO
  7 : How CMS ACOs Work
  8 : Benchmarking
  9 : Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)
10 : MSSP Shared Savings Calculations
11 : Introduction to Quality Improvement and Measurement
12 : CMS MSSP ACO Requirements
13 : Legal Waivers
14 : Patient Centeredness
15 : From the Patients’ Perspective