Guide: ACO & DCE Building

By Shelly Wing | April 9, 2021

Key Considerations on Your Journey to Value-Based Care

Although CMS recently halted applications for the 2022 Direct Contracting Program, now is still a good time to start planning. For those still deciding if they want to create an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) or a Direct Contracting Entity (DCE), there are many factors to consider. Luckily, you can learn from those who came before you.


In this guide, “ACO & DCE Building: Key Considerations on Your Journey to Value-Based Care,” we explore insights and lessons learned from interview with more than 50 ACO leaders. From where they’re focused to where they need to grow, you’ll get a glimpse of what it takes to be a successful risk-sharing entity.

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  • How today’s ACOs are planning to grow their organizations
  • Which metrics are most important to track
  • How to select the tools that will lay the groundwork for success

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About the Author:

Shelly Wing, Demand Generation Manager

Shelly is a passionate B2B marketing and content strategist. She creates and executes demand generation programs to make it easier for potential customers to learn about Trella’s solutions. She studied English at the University of Georgia before entering the world of sales and marketing. With experience in multifamily, SaaS, and IoT companies, Shelly consistently creates content that engages buyers at the right time and in the right way. At Trella Health, she’s excited about helping make a meaningful impact in all areas of post-acute healthcare.