News Headlines Article

Insurers, health-care providers at odds on rules for ‘accountable care organizations’
Washington Post

The new health law encourages doctors, hospitals and insurers to team up in treating patients, but these groups already are at odds as they urge the government to set rules protecting their financial interests.

At issue are “accountable care organizations,” which the Obama administration hopes will spring up around the country, initially treating Medicare patients but eventually other people as well.