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Healthcare reform and accountable care organizations

Sg2 (free registration required), May 13, 2010

With the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, you can expect states to begin experimenting more aggressively with ACOs in their Medicaid programs, says Sg2 Vice President Bob Woodson. You can also expect that more large community hospital systems, academic medical centers and large physician groups will begin discussions with each other and with commercial payers about a variety of risk-sharing models, including ACOs, he says.