Van Winkle ACO

Tags: practice transformation, practice resources, van winkle, accountable care organization

Lloyd Van Winkle, MD, of Castroville, Texas, collaborated with like-minded family physicians in his region to form an accountable care organization that now participates in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. He describes how this and other new practice arrangements allow physicians to maintain their independence and provide better care in a changing health care environment.