We just published a new article on Kareo’s blog about ACOs. Everyone’s talking about them, but we wonder if all the anxiety’s warranted. We anticipate there will be a lot of waiting-and-seeing, since the scale requirements (5,000 Medicare patients for main program, 15,000 for the Pioneer program), technology standards (well beyond meaningful use — intense reporting and analysis of outcomes and savings), and uncertain upside potential should signal caution to all but the most prepared, well-funded and established groups. But, what do you think?
Read the full post at Kareo.com.