Leading Resources for Accountable Care

NAACOS provides a wide array of tools, research, and educational materials to support ACOs in their mission to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care. From comprehensive guidance on ACO operations and financial management to thought-provoking insights on policy and regulatory developments, NAACOS equips its members with the knowledge and expertise needed to excel in the accountable care environment. See our Resource Policies.

Featured Resources

BCAPA  Benchmarking Comparison and Performance Analysis reports give members an accurate picture of how their ACOs are performing relative to peers. The web-based tool allows users to navigate across years, ACO beneficiary categories, and comparison groups.

Compliance Manual – Designed to empower healthcare professionals, this comprehensive resource is your roadmap to success in navigating the intricacies of accountable care. Stay ahead of the game with up-to-date regulatory guidance, expert insights, and best practices, ensuring compliance while optimizing your ACO’s performance. Empower your team, inspire confident decision-making, and propel your organization towards transformative outcomes. Click here to access.

Episode Spending  These complimentary reports with aggregate results for each 90-day episode by type of service, along with a state-level comparison group, are an invaluable tool to assess specialist performance and help ACOs identify the clinical improvement opportunities.

KnowledgeBase – Knowledge Base is an archive of questions and answers to NAACOS Listservs.  Search Knowledge Base to gain information on a variety of topics that previous members have posted and shared their insight into addressing.  

Listserv – is an online discussion forum where ACO members can communicate with each other, share information, and ask questions related to accountable care. ACO members can search all previous postings to the ListServs by searching the Knowledge Base. Click here to access.

Media Kit – Use the NAACOS media kit to increase public awareness in local communities of how ACOs are working to improve quality, enhance patient experience, and keep care affordable.

MSSP ACO Newsletters – NAACOS provides members with easy access to CMS’s ACO Spotlight newsletter, which provides updates, announcements, and insights for MSSP ACOs.

Playbook on Future of Value – AHIP, the American Medical Association, and NAACOS established a collaboration to identify principles and voluntary best practices to foster sustainable success in value-based care.

Publications Library – NAACOS maintains an online library of research-based articles on a wide variety of topics in accountable care, population health, and value-based care that have been published in scholarly journals from 2016 until now.  

QP Analysis – NAACOS research partner, the Institute for Accountable Care, will create a customized analysis of an ACO’s provider-level qualifying APM participant status. Members may purchase at a significant discount. another email on it’s way.