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Hospitals want to delay a key Obamacare program
Washington Post

In 2011, the Obama administration settled on 32 health care systems, scattered across the country, to lead the Affordable Care Act’s most ambitious cost-control effort. These hospitals and doctors would move Medicare away from paying doctors for volume—and toward paying for value. The group was given a name that has stuck: the pioneers. When I asked the Advisory Board’s Chas Roades to describe the group, he called them “The Lewis and Clarks of hospitals.”