What accountable care organisations will mean for physicians

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Accountable care organisations (ACOs) are viewed as an important plank in America’s attempts to control its health care spending. However, there has been little discussion about the practical implications for physicians. Rachael Addicott spoke to four commercial ACOs about the performance standards physicians must achieve and the consequences of not meeting them.

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Lucky Hossain

Dental Contracts & Performance Manager,
NHS SEL Cluster
Comment date
05 November 2012
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