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AMA, AHA weigh in on shared-savings ACOs
Modern Healthcare

The American Medical Association applauded physicians’ leading role in many of the 27 healthcare organizations (PDF) designated as the first Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organizations, while the American Hospital Association expressed support for accountable care’s expansion.

The AMA, in a news release, praised the fact that more than half of the first Medicare Shared Savings ACOs are being led by physicians and said that this bodes well for long-term physician interest and participation in the program.