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ACO Directory: 268 ACOs in America
Becker's Hospital Review

Accountable care organizations have become increasingly popular with the switch from fee for service to pay for performance, and the number of commercial and government ACOs continues to grow.

Seeking to improve the quality of healthcare and reduce costs, Pioneer ACOs were created for the more advanced health systems that had already achieved a high level of integration. CMS named the original 32 Pioneer ACOs in December 2011. Upon the release of first year performance data in July 2013, nine Pioneers announced their departure from the program.