Hospital-run ACOs do not work, says physician
from Health Data Mangement
The Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization has reported $22 million in savings in its first year, and member doctors received total returns of $11 million — success that the ACO attributes to the fact that it is physician-owned and physician-run. "Physicians need to run ACOs," said Lenny Sukienik, M.D., the Palm Beach ACO's medical director. "If you have a hospital running an ACO, it won't work."
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