NATIONAL HEALTHCARE REFORM UNDER ACO’S
WALTER KOPP, Senior Consultant.
Many hospitals are learning about the key provisions of National Healthcare Reform and how it will affect their hospital. Many are analyzing how they can participate in the Shared Savings Program offered by CMS to those providers that can reduce costs. This article summarizes the implications of developing an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) and recommends where hospitals and medical communities should focus their efforts. (more…)