How Does An ACO Work?
Published Online: Friday, July 12, 2013
In this video, Jennifer Athay-Adams, PharmD, senior director of strategic academic partnerships with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, discusses how the payment model of accountable care organizations (ACOs) differs from that of traditional HMOs.
The APhA, NACDS, NCPA, and others argue that rescheduling hydrocodone combination products will impede access to the medications by legitimate pain patients while failing to stem abuse.
The shift from a fee-for-service to a fee-for-value model in pharmacy means an increased emphasis on clinical outcomes.