Letter| Volume 62, ISSUE 2, e1-e2, August 2021

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) Could Potentially Improve the Quality of Care in Those Afflicted With Dementia

      Introduction: Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) could potentially improve the quality of care of high-need, high-cost persons, including those afflicted with dementia. Little research has examined the relationship between patient characteristics, and ACO organizational characteristics on whether a person with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) remained attributed to an ACO.
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