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5 Keys to California ACO’s Early Success
Becker's Hospital Review

Leaders in an accountable care model in Sacramento, Calif. — including Blue Shield of California, the California Public Employees Retirement System (the purchaser), Hill Physicians Medical Group and Sacramento-area hospitals owned by San Francisco-based Dignity Health (formerly Catholic Healthcare West) — recently shared insight into how they established their integrated care model in a Health Affairs interview. Originating before President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, the integrated care model in northern California is a pioneer in the commercial ACO arena.