Reported a positive view of the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) The ACO is one of the main programs to reduce health care cost in the new health care law. This is really the 1st publication that states this type of approach to health care can be successful. The Gov. is developing this platform for Medicare but there seems to be a huge investment by the health insurance industry in this model. The health insurance industry is suggesting this could save 40%.
If this approach works for Medicare then we will see it in the private insurance markets. This could have a huge impact on health insurance.