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Accountable Care Organizations

Federal healthcare spending will reach $4.6 trillion by 2020, report finds

Accountable care brings a bundle of pay concerns

If there were any doubt, you can erase it now: If you’re a long-term care provider, you MUST make sure you are ingrained in whatever form accountable care organizations take near you in the future. That message came through exceedingly clear from Mark Parkinson, president and CEO of the American Health Care Association, during a free-ranging sit-down Tuesday with reporters.

Gov. Mark Parkinson

Parkinson: Nursing homes must be a part of ACOs

Nursing homes are “perfect partners” for accountable care organizations and don’t want to be left behind in the changing healthcare landscape, the leader of the nation’s biggest nursing home association said Tuesday.

Feds: ACO regulations will tie quality to savings

Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services released long awaited proposed accountable care regulations yesterday, estimating it could save Medicare millions over the next three years.

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