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Proposed ACO Rules Attract Public Gripes
Health Leaders Media

It’s no surprise that controversy would badger the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services revolutionary accountable care organization concept. Any complex regulation exceeding 400 pages and requiring providers to form teams and accept an altered payment model stands to take some heat.

Just days after the proposed rules were released in April, Scripps Health president and CEO Chris Van Gorder told HealthLeaders Media, “Frankly I was surprised. I thought there would be more carrots, not so much stick.”

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