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Are You Ready for an ACO?
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It seems like each week brings yet another announcement about some combination of physicians, hospitals, and even health plans that are forming collaborations or partnerships, and calling them accountable care organizations. The ACO moniker carries a lot of weight these days. It signals that providers and payers are committed to coordinating healthcare to achieve the vaunted triple aim of improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, and reducing per capita costs of care.