Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Let Medicare Patients Decide Which ACO to Join

One of the reasons people rebelled against Obamacare was that it financed the growth of government-run health care through drastic cuts to Medicare. According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Medicare spending will see a $455 billion cut over the next decade, which would finance almost half of Obamacare spending.

One loudly trumpeted tool to cut costs in Medicare is the Accountable Care Organization (ACO). Unfortunately, ACOs are underwhelming and soon likely to fall off the radar screen

Read the entire column at Forbes.

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