Joint Venture Health Plans May Give ACOs a Run for Their Money.

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Summary of "Joint Venture Health Plans May Give ACOs a Run for Their Money."

Joint venture plans are starting to demonstrate their ability to implement clinical management and financial management reforms. A JV health plan replaces the offloading of financial risk by health plans to ill-equipped providers with an executive-level cost management committee stated jointly by the hospital and payer.


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Name: Managed care (Langhorne, Pa.)
ISSN: 1062-3388
Pages: 35-37


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