ACG case-mix system aids contract assessment, improves performance

Published: February 1, 2000
Category: Bibliography > Papers
Countries: United States
Language: null
Types: Performance Analysis
Settings: Academic

Data Strateg Benchmarks 4:21-26.

The ABCs of ACGs. Adjusted clinical groups, or ACGs, a risk adjustment system developed by Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins University, are being used by managed care plans, hospital-based integrated delivery systems, and large provider groups to assess the illness burden of patients for actuarial, payment, profiling, and quality purposes. Find out what ACGs are, how they work, and how to use them.

PMID: 11066654

Payment,Total Disease Burden,Practice Patterns Comparison,United States,Performance Assessment,Actuarial Analysis,Ambulatory Care/economics,Capitation Fee,Disease/classification,Disease Management,Health Resources/utilization

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