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Why Medicare won’t force penalties on ACOs that don’t save money
Modern Healthcare

Medicare’s accountable care contracts have proliferated fast and the program is poised to expand again. But federal officials acknowledged that it may be difficult to maintain that momentum without easing the financial risk of participating.

The officials responsible for the initiative, created by the 2010 healthcare reform law, say it’s worth tweaking the structure to keep healthcare providers committed to the cause.