Delivery System & Payment Reform under the ACO Initiative. September 7, 2011. C. Edward Brown Chief Executive Officer The Iowa Clinic. The Iowa Clinic. Multi-specialty clinic, 37 specialties 120 physicians, 16 mid-level providers 15% Primary Care, 85% Specialty Care
September 7, 2011
C. Edward Brown
Chief Executive Officer
The Iowa Clinic
It’s on the horizon . . .
Timeline:2004 Base yearYr 1: Mar 2006Yr 2: Mar 2007Yr 3: Mar 2008Yr 4: Mar 2009Yr 5: Mar 2010
Data is available only for the first four years.
Requires Physician & Facility
Collaboration and Mutual Accountability
An ACO is a TACTIC, not a STRATEGY.
Physician Engagement is the critical success factor.
Apply whether Employed, Merged, or Clinically Integrated