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accountable care organizations

Resources for Physicians

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) are one of the most anticipated and, perhaps, most confusing developments in health care today. Ensure you can describe the basics of an ACO and understand how they function by reading these resources.

CAFP's ACO Policy Principles

On May 13, 2011, the CAFP Board Adopted the “Joint Principles for Accountable Care Organizations.” These Principles guide our approach, in advocacy and medical practice affairs, to ACOs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here you will find answers to the most common questions regarding accountable care organizations.