ACO Retreat Friday

ACO Retreat Friday

UVA Health System ACO Retreat: Part 1

Building an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) at UVA

Keynote Speaker:  Steven J. Bernstein, MD, MPH
Dr. Bernstein is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs at the School of Medicine and a Research Scientist, Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, at the University of Michigan.  He also directs the University of Michigan Health System participation in the Physician Group Incentive Program sponsored by BCBS of Michigan and quality improvement efforts related to the CMS Pioneer ACO program.

Disclosure: Dr. Bernstein has no financial affiliations to disclose

Originally recorded on February 7, 2014

Participants will learn how to:

  1. Describe the characteristics of an accountable care organization.
  2. Discuss the payment models and the shared savings programs available through Medicare.
  3. Discuss the essential ACO functions and their link to improved healthcare, reduced costs through improvement.
  4. Discuss strategies needed to effectively launch and implement an ACO.

Participation requirements:

  1. Review the video
  2. Complete the posttest

Launch date:  March 15, 2014
Expiration date: March 14, 2015

The University of Virginia School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To receive credit, click on the appropriate buttons to view the two videos and take the Post-test:

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