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ACOs taking hold in California for cost savings
Fierce HealthFinance

Like the early pioneers of the West, California is proving to be a hot spot of the accountable care organization (ACO) experiment. Under healthcare reform, hospitals, providers, and insurers are taking a stake in the collaborative care initiative with goals of cost savings and improved care. For example, University of California San Francisco, two Catholic Healthcare West facilities, and California Pacific Medical Center are partnering with Blue Shield of California with those savings and care goals in mind.