How an ACO will affect physicians and Medicare patients
by Benjamin P. Geisler, MD, MPH
Everybody is talking about Accountable Care Organizations or ACOs these days.
The reason being that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services or CMS has released the rules for shared savings between ACOs and CMS.
The complete proposed rule is 429 pages long and they’re seeking comments on it now until early June.
What is an ACO?
ACOs will take care of …