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Hospitals, Docs Are Assuming Leadership In Majority of ACO Governance Structures
Atlantic Information Services

Ask the developer of any accountable care organization how its governance structure works, and most will say that it’s the provider entities — the hospitals and physicians — steering the ship, as they work in tandem with insurance carriers through contractual agreements. However, in polling various ACOs across the country, ABN found that there is a great deal of variety in how these organizations establish leadership roles among their respective ACO partners.