Survey: Docs Not Impressed with ACOs

A survey of 24,000 physicians finds widespread skepticism about accountable care organizations and certain other components of health care reform.

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Comments (3)
There are no surprises in this revelation. The ACO is a made-up, convoluted, mixed bag, of jumble with no clear focus - other than make health care cheaper to deliver. It is costly (systems, new reports, and extensive staff training) and has no basis of showing hard dollar savings, or hard data analytics on improved clinical outcomes - OR WHAT THE PATIENTS ACTUALLY BENEFIT. Much ado about nothing! However - it is a nice generator of fees for attorneys and consultants.
Posted by DENNIS G | Monday, April 30 2012 at 3:07PM ET
Of course doctors are not happy with it. It will take them a while to overcome the pharma training they have had but I'm convinced less healthcare is more.
Posted by Sharon H | Monday, April 30 2012 at 5:35PM ET
Unless of course you need it!
Posted by mackley | Tuesday, May 01 2012 at 9:17AM ET
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