Proposed rules for Accountable Care Organizations announced

From the Health Affairs blog:

The Department of Health and Human Services today unveiled proposed regulations on the establishment of accountable care organizations (ACOs) in Medicare. The regulations, which would implement the Medicare Shared Savings program included in the Affordable Care Act, were announced in a teleconference this morning by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Don Berwick, and other officials.

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