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ACOs Seen As Tough Sell, Despite Concessions
Health Leaders Media

Even with approving nods for the changes announced last week in the final rules for Medicare accountable care organizations, observers who spoke with HealthLeaders Media say the program will remain a tough sell for most healthcare providers. “I’m still not optimistic we are going to see a rush to the ACO door,” said Michael Regier, general counsel and senior vice president of legal and corporate affairs for VHA Inc., the hospital purchasing group.