Monday, December 12, 2022

Brief Blog: Savings/Losses in ACO Direct Contracting Ranged Plus-30%, Minus-30%

 According to an analysis presented by Healthcare Dive, the 2021 savings (or overruns) in the Direct Contracting Model ranges from -30% to plus 30%, averaging -2%.  For 2023 forward, the program has been renamed "ACO Reach."  Despite the wide outliers, nearly all programs clustered in the plus-minus 10% range.

See the article here:

In the dot plot below, the Y-axis ranges from minus to plus 30%.  The X-axis is plan size, with Clover being much larger than the other plans.