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State Pilot Prompts Children’s Hospital To Form ACO
California Healthline

Rady Children’s Hospital is in the process of establishing an accountable care organization to manage treatment for children with significant medical needs. The San Diego-based hospital is one of five California health care organizations chosen to participate in a pilot project with the Department of Health Care Services to treat children who are part of the California Children’s Services program. CCS provides care for children, up to age 21, who have a number of serious medical conditions, including hemophilia, cerebral palsy, cancer, cystic fibrosis and heart disease.