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Blue Shield of California CEO: ACO success happens when you ’stick to the principles’

The secret to success with accountable care organizations (ACOs) lies in growth, trust and solid core principles, Blue Shield of California CEO Paul Markovich says in an interview with Managed Healthcare Executive.

Markovich says any successful ACO must adhere to the principles of strong philosophical alignment with top management, shared long-term objectives, aligned incentives, transparency and resource commitment. “Stick to the principles. No matter what,” he adds.