Sustainability and Transformation Plans – Shift to Accountable Care Systems

GPOnline has reported that General practice could be vertically integrated into new accountable care systems. The NHS England chief executive has outlined plans for up to 25% or more of the sustainability and transformation plan (STP) areas to be developed into accountable care arrangements, whereby local health and care organisations would be given joint responsibility for their populations. He also reported that in order for this to work, the STP systems will have to move away from activity-based ‘funding flows between local NHS bodies.

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Published 13. March 2017 in News UK