MMS Guide to Accountable Care Organizations: What Physicians Need to Know

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This Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) publication provides detailed guidance on the issues that physicians should consider if they are currently participating in an accountable care organization (ACO), forming or joining an ACO, or entering into an integration agreement with another healthcare organization. This issue includes assessing the readiness of a practice to join an ACO, choosing the right ACO, and achieving clinical integration, as well as technology considerations, legal and governance issues, and financial impacts.

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