In an ACO, who's accountable?
If the accountable care organization (ACO) becomes the dominant way healthcare is organized in the future, providers will likely face the wrath of both the public and the pundits under ACOs. This is inevitable because one of the chief priorities of ACOs is to limit utilization-the same role HMOs once filled.
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