Managed care generally, and more specifically, accountable care organizations (ACOs) have attempted to provide coordination of patient care in order to eliminate or reduce unnecessary procedures and or test redundancy. The purpose of this research was to study the effects of managed care in accountable care organizations by decreasing health care costs by increasing efficiency in health care.
Paul III, D., Graves, H., Arroyo, D., Neal, K., Daniel, B., & Coustasse, A., (2014, November). Managed care and accountable care organizations. Northeast Business & Economics Association 2014 Forty-First Annual Meeting, West Long Branch, NJ.