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McClellan sees Pioneer quality measures having wide impact
Modern Healthcare

Debate over quality measures among Medicare’s first accountable care organizations and federal officials will likely have significance for the 220 (and growing) other accountable care efforts under Medicare, a former CMS administrator says. Dr. Mark McClellan, director of the Brookings Institution’s Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform and one-time head of the CMS, speaking at the National Accountable Care Organization Summit in Washington late last week said the CMS had not yet finalized a response to critics of quality targets as accountable care under Medicare enters its second year.

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