Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)—Understanding the New Frontier of Physician Payment | SCAI

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)—Understanding the New Frontier of Physician Payment

Rescheduled from July 25

As the physician payment landscape changes, understanding the new payment arrangements emerging under Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) is more important than ever.

Join us for an in-depth discussion of what ACOs are, how different payers including Medicare are using them, and what it means for the future of your reimbursement.

Date and Time

September 14, 2023


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of these activities, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the current payment landscape.
  • Define accountable care organizations.
  • Recognize the difference between commercial arrangements and Medicare initiatives.




  • Introduction, Dr. Box
  • Overview of the Payment Landscape, Dr. Tariq
  • ACO's and Medicare, Dr. Barker
  • ACO's and the Private Sector, Dr. Bridges
  • Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced Model, Dr. Blankenship
  • Case Studies, Dr. Tukaye


James C. Blankenship

James C. Blankenship, MD, MHCM, MSCAI

SCAI Past President
Helping Hearts Lifetime Service Award Recipient
Distinguished Service Award Recipient
Committee Chair
Committee Member


Accreditation Statement 

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Credit Designation 

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 medical knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.​

Successful Completion

Watch the content and complete the evaluation to obtain credit.



Cost: Free

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