The Front-Line ACO Audit: The Next Generation of Risk Coverage


Accountable care organization (ACO) growth across the country requires that internal auditors integrate accountable care risk and compliance audits into their activities. A well-planned ACO audit that incorporates a comprehensive review of the care management function provides important business intelligence for making decisions about ACO arrangements and builds a knowledge base for future value-based delivery models.

Reprinted with permission from "New Perspectives," Journal of the Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors Inc. Winter 2016. Copyright 2016, Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors.