So much has been written about ACOs, but it doesn't hurt to break it down.
ACO is the hottest three-letter word in health care
Kaiser Health News, evolved from one of the HMOs that first grabbed hold of the coordination of care concept, is one of the leaders in the ACO information flow. Here is a link to a column from one of its staffers that is an excellent primer for the student of ACOs. We share it here in the interest of improved patient care for the future.