(Answered) NRS 440 Week 2 Discussion 2

Describe one innovative health care delivery model that incorporates an interdisciplinary care delivery team. How is this advantageous to patient outcomes?


Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) model supports the interdisciplinary care delivery as it is a collaboration among a hospital, primary care clinicians, specialists and all other health professionals who agree to act in accordance to joint responsibility for cost and quality of patient care delivery. According to Stern (2015), the ACO is a group of service providers and suppliers that advocate for patient population accountability and the coordination of services and items under Medicare. Additionally, it empowers infrastructure investments and redesigned processes of care of efficient and high quality delivery of services to the patients. In the event the ACO attains particular quality and savings target, it gives to its members a financial bonus. The ACO is a part of Medicare operating under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) whereby the cost target are referred to as shared savings apportioned between the Medicare program and the ACO….Please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5