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Health Insurers, Government Look To ‘Accountable Care’ Models
The Wall Street Journal

Private health insurers and government policy makers aiming to check soaring U.S. medical costs are trying an idea, in concert with physicians and hospitals, that could change the way doctors deliver and are paid for patient care.

Insurers seek to financially reward hospitals and medical groups for coordinating and delivering patient care in a way that both lowers medical costs and improves health.