Hell no, we won't ACO

Evans, Melanie
June 2011
Modern Healthcare;6/6/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 23, p6
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The article deals with the proposed rule issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for accountable care organizations (ACOs) in March 2011. Particular focus is given to healthcare executives' reaction to the proposed rule. According to the American Hospital Association, there is a need for substantial changes to make the program operationally viable and appealing to potential participants. The need to consider providers' payouts against the fiscal integrity of Medicare is important, CMS officials claim.


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