Humana's ACO reduced costs by 19 percent


Humana's Medicare Advantage ACO has reduced costs by 19 percent, according to HealthData Management. The insurer analyzed data of nearly 1 million MA members from 2013 and found a number of measurable improvements. Such results included 7 percent fewer emergency department visits and 4 percent fewer inpatient admissions. Other improvements included better cholesterol control, more eye exams and better diabetic blood sugar screening. Article

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