What are Accountable Care Organisations?

A guide to ACOs, the controversial proposed structural overhaul to healthcare in the UK. 

Accountable care organisations (ACOs) are a model of integrated care that NHS England and the government are trying to introduce in this country. An ACO integrates primary, secondary, and community care for a large defined geographical area, and operates under one capitated – a set amount per head – budget, run by one organisation. The first ACO has yet to be established in the UK, but should it happen, the contract would likely be put out to a full tendering process (under EU and UK...
source: New Statesman

2018-10-15 20:14
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