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Advancing Accountable Care: 5 Hospital ACO Leaders Share Insight
Becker's Hospital Review

CMS‘ July announcement of 89 new accountable care organizations participating in the Medicare Shared Savings Program emphasizes a trend happening on the commercial side of things too: ACOs or similar models are sprouting up across the nation, with many health systems and hospitals considering ways to get in the ACO game.

But ACOs don’t appear overnight. They demand months, sometimes even years, of strategic planning and cooperation between providers and payors.