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The implications related to the topic. Healthcare Cost reduction to manage chronic health conditions through care coordination. With the implementation of accountable care organizations (ACO’s) and the creation of patient care delivery model (PCDM), there was significant decrease in the length of hospital stay. The first year result of the Medicare Pioneer ACO program saved $87.6 million with improvement in quality and patient satisfaction ( Hajewski & Shirey , 2014). Communication between the healthcare providers greatly improve care implementation. Lack of care coordination among providers in the management of the chronically ill let to the increase in medication cost to about 12% in 2014 (Marek, Stetzer, Adams & Kelly, 2018). This occurs because the patient’s care is solely left in the hands of the patients/family without proper supervision or knowledge on the management of medications. The
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