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Online articles about ACOs and these growing market trends

Major employers are innovating new ways to improve their employee benefit plans and control costs. Below are a handful of examples of these new models and the attention they garner in the marketplace:

Modern Healthcare- Jan 27, 2018

https://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20180127/NEWS/180129919


Adventist Health is direct contracting with employers like Whole Foods, and now is utilizing their ACO for care navigation. Many ACO and employer examples are also referenced.

Healthcare Dive - Mar. 14, 2018

https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/more-employers-go-direct-to-providers-sidestepping-payers/518269/


ACOs and other innovative models are being developed by some of America's largest employers including Walmart and others.

HFMA - Leadership+ Mar. 20, 2018

https://www.hfma.org/Leadership/Share_Your_Story_Blog/2018/March/The_Benefits_of_Direct-to-Employer_ACO_Arrangements/


The president of a Texas health system ACO discusses the benefits of Direct-to-Employer ACO Arrangements. He illustrates with their Dallas Area Rapid Transit example.

Managed Care - Oct. 31, 2017

https://www.managedcaremag.com/archives/2017/11/direct-contracting-boeing-cuts-out-middleman


Managed Care magazine discusses how Boeing reduced costs by direct contracting with ACOs.