Medicare To Overhaul ACOs But Critics Fear Less Participation

(By Phil Galewitz for Kaiser Health News)

Accountable care organizations were among the key initiatives of the Affordable Care Act, designed to help control soaring Medicare costs.

ACOs were expected to save the government nearly $5 billion by 2019, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

It hasn’t come anywhere close. Continue reading article here…

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