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GOP senators want ACO rules rewritten
Modern Healthcare

The Obama administration needs to rewrite its accountable care organization rules to make them more palatable to providers and more widely adopted, seven Republican senators wrote in a letter to HHS officials Tuesday. “An ACO model that can increase provider coordination and patient accountability would be a step in the right direction compared to today’s fragmented delivery system,” wrote the senators, including Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and CMS Administrator Dr. Donald Berwick. “However, it is increasingly clear that this proposed rule misses the target.”